Refund: Stories - For What Purpose – What the Cat Said Summary & Analysis

Karen E. Bender
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"For What Purpose" – After her parents die in a car crash, Sally takes on work as a TSA agent. She has worked there for three years, asking people as they come and go what their purpose in traveling is. Her only surviving family member is her sister. As Sally works, she also considers her fellow TSA crewmembers and their lives. They have all become friends. She thinks about how things change for them, such as Deanna getting pregnant, Lester getting engaged, Joanne’s son graduating from college and so on. The narrator’s attempts at dating never go far. She lives alone in an apartment with roses on the balcony. Word comes that one of the TSA members will be losing their jobs due to budget cutbacks. Though Sally and her crew still get together as friends, the...

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