What is the exposition of the short story "A&P"?

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Sammy, the narrator, is a 19-year-old cashier at an A&P store in the Boston area, five miles from the nearest beach. Three young women walk into the store in bikinis and begin walking up and down the aisles. Sammy describes the girls in great detail, especially the one he calls "Queenie".