Archetypes In The Lottery

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Comparative Essay Analysis -- Paragraph on CHARACTER ARCHETYPES
CLAIM
(GTAP -- include both stories and the archetype they share)
In the short story, “The Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson and “Harrison Bergeron,” by Kurt Vonnegut, both authors use the rebel archetype to illustrate the need to stand-up against unnecessary traditions.
SET-UP
(When and Where the evidence takes place)
PIECE #1
It is not until Tessie Hutchinson’s name is drawn, that she starts to rebel against the lottery.
EVIDENCE
PIECE #1
As her husband draws the fateful paper, “Tessie Hutchinson shouted to Mr. Summers. ‘You didn 't give him time enough to take any paper he wanted. I saw you. It wasn 't fair!’”
DESCRIBE
(Put the evidence in your own words)
PIECE #1
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SET-UP
(When and Where the evidence takes place)
PIECE #1
It was not until Prim’s name was drawn during the reaping that Katniss finally realized how harsh and unfair the government’s rule was over the people. During her time in the Hunger Games, she was constantly looking for ways to show the Capitol that she would not be a pawn in their hands.

EVIDENCE
PIECE #1
The text states, “I spread out my fingers, and the dark berries glisten in the sun. I give Peeta 's hand one last squeeze as a signal, as a good-bye, and we begin counting. "One." Maybe I 'm wrong. "Two." Maybe they don 't care if we both die. "Three!" too late to change my mind. I lift my hand to my mouth, taking one last look at the world. The berries have just passed my lips when the trumpets begin to
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Such openly rebellious actions immediately put themselves and their family in danger.
DEFINE the archetype and TELL HOW the character fits the archetype
PIECE #1
The Rebel archetype is used for an individual in a repressed society that seeks revenge over their harsh ruler on a time they have been wronged. The rebel is constantly defying their ruler and seeking for ways to overthrow their oppressor.
Katniss fits this archetype because constantly throughout the Hunger Games, she finds ways to defy the government and show that she wouldn’t be a part of their games, and sparks hope into the lives of those suffering from the control of the government with her rebellious actions.
TRANSITION SENTENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PIECES
In the same way as Suzanne Collins in The Hunger Games, Harrison Bergeron rebels against the strict set of rules established by the government to achieve equality in “Harrison Bergeron.”
SET-UP
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