A Little Buzz Like A Glass Jar Analysis

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Sammy clearly exhibits a lack of respect for his elders, judges everyone who walks into the store, and blatantly makes sexist remarks about the three girls. He focuses on their bodies rather than their personalities and views them only as objects. “A little buzz like a bee in a glass jar” seems to describe Queenie’s thought process for Sammy; however he makes this narcissistic judgment before getting to know her (Updike). This culmination leads to Sammy’s immaturity which results in him quitting his job. By the remarks made throughout the story, the readers are lead to believe that Sammy does want more out of his life than a clerk job at a store and he has the desire to move up the socio- economic ladder. We can tell that he feels uneasy after

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