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Essay Comparing The Lottery And The Rocking-Horse Winner

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The Lottery and the Rocking-Horse Winner,” both are fictional; each of the stories has their own unhappiness and tragedy at the end. At the point when a chance is considered as a power that causes great or awful things to happen society view it as good fortune.
“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, focuses on how custom shapes the villagers truth. Even after the older generation in town including Old Man Warner, Mr. Summers, and Mr. Graves, neglect the basic cause of tradition. Jackson takes the old-fashioned approach and seems more content with the irony of the word “lottery”. The irony of the how Jackson used the word “lottery” suggests that the villagers are going to draw for a prize. The character that stands out in the story is Tessie Hutchinson. Tessie is said to be the representative of the community because she has no issue with the town’s practice. Until it falls on her spouse who she blames for drawing the winning lottery ticket that made her family the unlucky losers. Therefore, she announces that the lottery is uncalled for. One of the villagers Mr. Summers used a quiet and serious voice when it became time for Tessie to show her ticket. As soon as the village seen the heavy pencil ticket it was said to be a stir in the crowd. Although the villagers had forgotten small portions of the tradition, they remember the use of the
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The difference also shows how both failed at receiving what is known as a noble winning. Taken collectively, however, their difference does not stop society from going on with their day. At the point when a chance is considered as a power that causes great or awful things to happen society view it as good fortune. These two stories ended in events that caused great suffering, such as demise and the feeling of not being
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