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Themes in A&P

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All of the following could be considered themes of the story EXCEPT

A

sometimes, a person's principles come before everything else.

B

when you put your responsibilities before principles, you are always rewarded.

C

it is quite common that young people will flout tradition and social norms, even when it comes at a cost.

D

not every good intention has a reward.

E

the impetuousness of youth, while sometimes noble, can be considered harmful by the wiser elder.