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Category: The Lottery

Essay on THE LOTTERY by Shirley Jackson

Jackson’s story portrays an “average” New England village with “average” citizens engaged in a deadly rite, the annual selection of a sacrificial victim by means of a public lottery, and does so quite deviously: not until well along in the story do we suspect that the “winner” will be stoned . . . Read more