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Jaime Richards MWF 9:30 –10:45 November 28, 2000 Comp 2 Word Count : 460 Sammie vs. Mme. Loisel In the stories of “A & P” and the “Necklace,” the two major characters go though changes and experiences that make them mature before the story ends. Sammie from the story “A & P” changes form a sexist pig into a young man who feels that injustice had been done to three young girls. Mme. Loisel in the story “The Necklace” changed from a selfish woman who only cared about material possessions to a woman who realized how good a life she had before she cursed her self by wanting too much. In the beginning of the story “A & P,” Sammie judges the three young girls who walk into his store wearing only their bathing suits by looks alone. At one point, he even question if the girls had a brain or just a buzz like a bee in a jar. He would then g Continue...


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Sammie learned that a person should never judge a book by its cover. Both of the main character in the stories learned as their lives went on. For that reason, Sammie named her "queenie and that the other two girls were just there followers. She never looked down at the floor or around to see who was starring, she continued to walk around with her head high, as she was a queen. ------------------------------------------------------------------------Bibliography. Loisel did not one to go because she did not have a new dress or an expenses piece of jewelry to wear. She was no longer the beautiful woman of the past. Loisel then learned how to cherish what she had and not wish for more than what she could handle. The women then told her it was worth only a few dollars, not ten years of had labor or the sacrifices she had to make to replace it. For example, he noticed one of the girls walked in and around the store without noticing anyone looking at her. o on to comment about each one of the girl's bodies. By the end of the story, Sammie had matured and realized the injustice being down to the young girls in the store. Sammie even nicknamed them by the way he perceived them.

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