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SAT® Subject Test in Literature

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Contribution of Dishes

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Follow the link to read from the story “A&P.” Read through the fifth paragraph when the narrator begins the list “cat-and-dog-food…”

cat-and-dog-food-breakfast-cereal-macaroni-rice-raisins-seasonings-spreads-spaghetti-soft drinks-crackers-and-cookies aisle.

In the following description of the shelved food items, what do the dishes contribute in communicating the narrator’s attitude toward what he is describing?

A

His interest in these items, heightened by his interest in the girls who were passing them.

B

His boredom in his work place.

C

His lack of interest in these items compared to his great interest in the girls.

D

His anger toward having to work at the A&P.

E

His sarcastic attitude toward items the A&P holds as dear.