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by Shirley Jackson

Critical sites about The Lottery

A Reading of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”
A Marxist critical analysis of the story which argues that the lottery in the story “serves the repressive ideological function of purging the social body of all resistance so that business (capitalism) can go on as usual and the Summers, the Graves and the Martins can remain in power.”
Contains: Content Analysis,
Author: Peter Kosenko
From: New Orleans Review 1985

Other (non-critical) sites about The Lottery

The Lottery
A brief summary of the story, with commentary.
Contains: Plot Summary, Review
Author: Jan Marta
From: Literature, Arts & Medicine Database
Author: Jan Marta
From: Literature, Arts & Medicine Database

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013