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A short story by Shirley Jackson

Psychologists, social scientists and writers have long been interested in the whys of obedience and disobedience; many experiments have been conducted to help in...

Comparison and Contrast of The Lottery and The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

The differences between "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson and "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" by Ursula K. Le Guin seem relatively minor...

“The Lottery,” written by Shirley Jackson

The story entitled "The Lottery," written by Shirley Jackson is an intriguing and shocking parable. "The Lottery" is set in a small village on...

The Lottery written by Shirley Jackson

The theme of violence and tradition is persuasive in the short story The Lottery written by Shirley Jackson. This theme is not a generalized...