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Follow the link to read the story A&P, starting with paragraph 6.

The text reads:

You know, it's one thing to have a girl in a bathing suit down on the beach, where what with the glare nobody can look at each other much anyway, and another thing in the cool of the A&P under the fluorescent lights, against all those stacked packages, with her feet paddling along naked over our checkerboard green-and-cream rubber tile floor.

From the perspective of the narrator, what did the context of the A&P do to the girls’ bathing attire?


It revealed the inherent immodesty of their suits.


It exposed society’s comfort level with a custom that is not actually comfortable.


It reinforced the inappropriate nature of the girls’ clothing choice.


It drew greater attention and attraction to the girls’ exposed skin.


It demonstrated courageous clothing choices that others should follow.

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