The Lottery

950 Words Feb 17th, 2015 4 Pages
Marlee Vlahos
Liberty University DATE \@ "MMMM d, y" February 2, 2015

Young Goodman Brown & The Lottery
A review of both stories

In this essay I will take the time to review two stories both of the fiction nature. I will discuss the conflicts of both stories as well as the plot structure. I will talk about the characters and give my point of view. Both stories are very thought provoking which should make this very interesting to compare and contrast.
In the story of “Young Goodman Brown” we can understand the setting from what the limited omniscient narrator is describing to us. The reader gets a visual of a spooky setting of dark woods in the nearby town of Salem. The first thing a reader would think of when they hear
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Thesis-In this essay I will take the time to review two stories both of the fiction nature. I will discuss the conflicts of both stories as well as the plot structure. I will talk about the characters and give my point of view. Both stories are very thought provoking which should make this very interesting to compare and contrast.

Introduction: * Thesis Statement- discuss what you are about to talk about and prep to start talking about setting.

Setting- Goodman Brown * Dark Forest * Salem * Witch trials

Setting - The Lottery * Village or small town * Rural area * Area where crops are main source of economy

Characters- * Young Goodman Brown- Naive, easily pressured, not a solid decision maker and not a good leader * Tessey- Gregarious, entitled, busy body

Irony * The Lottery- Tessy seemed to enjoy the lottery when it came up every year. This year she got chosen * Young Goodman Brown- Wife’s name is Faith, and how it turned out was he died without any faith in man.

Important points the author makes * Shows hypocrisy of church by demonstrating the scene of everyone being of the devil that was a member of the church, including the sunday school teacher. * The lottery- Author focuses on Tradition of the lottery and how important it is for the

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