Sammy from John Updike′s ″A&P″ is a 19-year-old supermarket employee in 1950s Massachusetts; Leroy Moffitt from Bobbie Ann Mason′s ″Shiloh″ is a disabled long-distance trucker at home with his wife in the 1970s. Given their different ages and immediate circumstances, they live very different lives. However, as we follow these two individuals in their respective stories, they turn out to share some interesting things in common. Compose a literary analysis essay in which you identify what they share and how what they share is impacting their lives.