SAT® Subject Test in Literature

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Name Stitched on Apron


Follow the link to read from the story “A&P.” Read the sentence in the middle of the second to last paragraph that begins with the sentence, “I fold the apron...”

What can be inferred from the detail about the narrator’s uniform that his name, Sammy was stitched in red on the pocket of his apron?


Employee turnaround wasn’t customary, making the narrator’s quitting more striking.


The narrator cared deeply about the job he was leaving, and would lose a lot in its absence.


The narrator had thought a great deal about the job before taking it on.


The narrator’s parents had thought a great deal about the job before their son took it on.


The A&P had previously considered him to be a valuable employee.