Analysis Of The Book ' The Lottery ' By Edgar Allan Poe

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Writing is another form of art in which authors create visual images for the world to see. Authors come from all over the world: English, American, Hispanic writers. There is a diversity of writers. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer who wrote depressing short stories. His writing had a great influence on writers like Shirley Jackson, who was an American writer as well. Her stories were horrifying, but truth-telling. The kind that parents would find disturbing and would not want their children to be reading. Shirley just wrote books that explained life, she made people see the truth in others. She wanted to see the capacity that humans had for evil. Her stories were mainly about the reality of life and its horrific truths. Throughout…show more content…
As everyone gathers around, Mr. Summers, who is the leader of the village, arrives with a black box that contains the “death sentence” paper. "Guess we better get started, get this over with, so 's we can go back to work. Anybody ain 't here?", as he shakes the box with the slips of papers. Mr. Summers is a single man. The village sympathizes Mr. Summer, because he does not have a family of his own. He did not feel the same thing everyone in the village feels when their families get chosen. Although he does not have a family of his own, he is still a successful man. Mr. Summers held every civic event for the village. He makes sure the tradition keeps on going to others generations despite what others think. Kids are the key to the future. Society expects kids to carry on traditions and to not let them die. As the first people start to draw, there are side conversations going on about other towns giving up the lottery. Old Man Warner, who is the oldest man in town, and is the most loyal person in town, this is his seventy-seventh time in the drawing. Old Man Warner angrily speaks, “Nothing 's good enough for them. The next thing you know, they 'll be wanting to go back to living in caves, nobody work any more”, he believes that ending the lottery will cause society to go back to a primitive state. Others perspective about the lottery are foolish. His character proves that there are people who are against in
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