"A&P" and "Cathedral"
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This analysis provides a discussion of the epiphany experienced by Sammy in John Updike's short story "A&P" and the epiphany of the husband in Raymond Carver's "Cathedral." An introduction and conclusion compares and contrasts the nature of the epiphanies.
From the Paper:"In John Updike's "A&P" and Raymond Carver's "Cathedral", the protagonists of each short story experience an epiphany in the course of their actions. Updike's protagonist is an adolescent boy named Sammy, who works in a grocery store. His epiphany occurs when he realizes there is a cost for standing up for principals in society. Because he believes the store owner has treated three girls in an embarrassing manner, Sammy quits his job. Carver's protagonist is a man who has difficulty making connection with other..."
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