Comparing Symbolism In The Lottery, Harrison Bergeron And Two B

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Why do authors use symbolism in their writing? Symbolism is the use of symbols to represent ideas. They also an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly ; allusion. Allusions can be another form of symbolism from time to time. We can find examples of these two in The Lottery ,Harrison Bergeron and 2 B R 0 2 B . Shirley Jackson the author of The Lottery gives us many examples of allusion and symbolism throughout her story. The black dot on the white card is symbolizing death. Another thing she symbolizes is evilness by the stool with three legs. The children gathering stones is a blind reference to the biblical era, which is an allusion. Shirley Jackson isn't the only author that uses symbolism

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