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    consequences is something both first they came by Martin Niemoller and The lottery by Shirley Jackson have in common. But for different reasons. Both stories are different but are also the same. Both stories share the same theme but for different reasons. So these two stories have a lot in common but somethings that are different, so in this essay I will talk about how they are the same and also different. Some ways that The Lottery and First they came are the same is that they both share the same theme

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    Lottery Vs Lottery

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    ruled all. Then you have “The Lottery” written by Shirley Jackson where the traditions of society rules all including Tessie’s egoistic way of thinking. In both “The Lottery” and The Hunger Games the influence of society over individual people as a theme will be compared. As well as society’s influences affecting the virtues of each stories’ protagonists. In The Hunger Games Directed by Gary Ross the heavy influence of society’s need for

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    Lottery Vs Lottery

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    For those of us who’ve grown up poor and wondering where the next meal is going to come from. The lottery is something that created an escape for us, for that one moment you believe you will win and all your money troubles will be over, then reality sets in and you are one of the millions of Americans who spent their hard earned money on tickets with belief that this is the ticket that will change my life for the better. There is a total of 175,223,510 different power ball combinations to choose

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    The Lottery

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    When one thinks of a lottery, they imagine winning a large sum of money. Shirley Jackson uses the setting in The Lottery to foreshadow an ironic ending. The peaceful and tranquil town described in this story has an annual lottery, and you can't possibly guess what the "prize" is… The author foreshadows an ironic ending at the very beginning by establishing a cheerful setting. The story occurs "around ten o'clock" on June twenty-seventh, a time of day that is very bright and joyous and a time

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    The Lottery

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    PAPER INTERDICIPLINARY LITERATURE “THE LOTTERY” [pic] Compiled by : Nida Agniya Septiara (F1F010038) Laeli Fadilah (F1F010052) Lisa Ayu Christiana Putri (F1F010022) Yunita Marangin Lumbantoruan (F1F010084) JENDERAL SOEDIRMAN UNIVERSITY SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SCIENCE FACULTY HUMANITIES DEPARTMENT ENGLISH LITERATURE 2013 INTRODUCTION

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    Evidence For The Lottery

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    “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson is about a small village where they have a strange annual tradition. The tradition is a lottery where whoever “wins” is stoned to death by the other townspeople. Why would they do such a horrible thing to their friends and family members? They started the lottery as a sacrifice for good luck. They wanted good crops for the year and they thought a human sacrifice would help them. But, now most of the people no longer think it helps the crops. Most probably think it's

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    The short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson covers many eerie points in life and how people follow their lives in shadow. People follow their lives like pathways and some do not see these paths with many turns, one example is school everyone thinks that school is necessary in order to further your career in life. Now “The Lottery” has many questionable idealisms of how on the twenty seventh of every month the town’s people gather at the square and have a sacrificial drawing. Upon finishing the

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    The Lottery Essay

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    word lottery, you probably think of winning a large sum of money before being stoned to death. " The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson brings this horrible idea to life. While the overall mood of the story depicts a typical day in a small rural town, through great use of imagery and irony, one is set up for an unusual ending. Shirley Jackson uses the element of surprise. The way of the story ends is unlike anyone could predict.      The main object of The Lottery is the

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    The Lottery Symbolism

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    1948 short story “The Lottery” takes place in a small town with a population of three hundred people. The lottery that occurs is not quite what the reader expects, and in order to grasp what the lottery is, the reader must understand the plethora of symbols that are utilized throughout the story. Jackson’s use of symbols demonstrates the need for belonging, and the dangers and violence that can come with tradition. The first symbol that is evident to me throughout “The Lottery,” is the black box.

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    The Lottery Essay

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    beginning of Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Lottery,” the village congregates in the square on the “clear and sunny” (247) midsummer day of June 27th. The children are out of school, the flowers are blooming, and the grass is a vibrant green. Ursula K. Le Guin’s short story “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas,” begins on “the Festival of Summer,” (242) which includes processions, dancing, singing, bells, and horses. Although the village in “The Lottery” and the city of Omelas appear pleasant and

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