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Toni Cade Bambara And The Lesson By John Updike

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Setting out to find the plot The short stories “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara and “A&P” by John Updike were both very odd to read the first time as it seemed they had a pointless plot but the more you read it, the more you started to be able to form an idea of what the plot of the stories are but the settings for both stories were very easy to identify. Going along with the plot, it seemed that both stories had very quick endings that left me in a state of “Is that really how it ends?” as they both seemed to end on a weird note. The Lesson ends with a girl from Harlem racing one of her friends away from an old lady who she took four dollars from while the story A&P ends with a 19 year old cashier boy quitting his job and shortly realizing
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