Characterization Of The Lottery, And The Rocking Horse Winner

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Running head: CHARACTERIZATION OF STORIES

Characterization in “The Lottery” and “The Rocking-Horse Winner”

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Thesis Statement

The essay is based upon,”The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” written by D.H.Lawrence. The element of which that is in focus and discussed in this essay is the characterization. The Characterization in the two short stories is contrasted by discussing their emotions, attitudes, behaviors, qualities and motivations.

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Characterization in “The Lottery” and “The Rocking-Horse Winner”

1. Introduction
2. “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson
2.1. Who are the characters?
2.2. Qualities, emotions and attitudes
2.3. Motivation
3. “The Rocking-Horse winner” by D.H.Lawrence
3.1.1. Characters in the story
3.1.2. Personality of the characters
3.1.3. Motivation
4. Contrast in the characters
5.…
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