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Essay | "After You, My Dear Alphonse"

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of "After You, My Dear Alphonse".
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"After You, My Dear Alphonse"

Summary: Essay discusses the theme of "After You, My Dear Alphonse" by Shirley Jackson.
We recently read a short story called "After you, My Dear Alphonse" by Shirley Jackson. It was about a little boy named Johnny who brought home a African American friend, Boyd. It had a very straightforward theme; don't make assumptions on how someone looks.

Johnny's Mother Mrs. Wilson thought since Boyd was African American that his family was poor and didn't have much money to buy food. " `Now eat as much as you want to, Boyd,' she said. ` I want to see you get filled up.'" She also assumed that Boyd's father had to do hard labor in order to provide for the family and was unable to obtain a high position in a company. " `I'll bet he's strong though,' Mrs. Wilson said. She hesitated. `Does he...work"' `Sure,' Johnny said. `Boyd's father works in a factory.'...

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This section contains 433 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on "After You, My Dear Alphonse"
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