The whole family has to draw again. The irony of the lottery is that it’s random and everyone has the same chance of being picked, it also exposes what kind of character Mrs. Hutchinson is. Mrs. Hutchinson at first is thought to be a caring mother, but when under pressure, instead of attempting to protect her children, she selfishly wanted to include all her children, specifically her married daughter, in the drawing to make them “take their chance” (299), to improve her chances of survival. Mrs. Delacroix and Mrs. Hutchinson are good friends, joking about Mrs. Hutchinson’s tardiness to the drawing. Although they’re friends, “Mrs.
She writes in her diary, “You no doubt want to hear what I think of being in hiding. Well, all I can say is that I don't really know yet. I don't think I'll ever feel at home in this house, but that doesn't mean I hate it. It's more like being on vacation in some strange pension” (StudySync). Even though Anne knows she is supposed to hate the place she is at, she still manages to compare it with something happy.
She was beautiful young lady, which helped her fit in with other children’s families. She was pretty much always with these families, who provided her with food, shelter, and comfort. As a result of this, she never really got experience certain events because she was constantly living in a state of security. She had always relied on others to get by, which really hurt her in the long run. Towards the end of the memoir, when her family moved to New York for a better chance at life, Maureen fell victim to distraction.
Hypocrisy Shirley Jackson, the author of “The Lottery,” shows hypocrisy Mrs. Hutchinson the protagonist. Ms. Jackson explains this hypocrisy as people in society are will be glad to support and follow laws blindlessly but when it the same law impacts them in a negative way they says it's unjust and should not be a law. In the story this relates to Mrs. Hutchinson who happily plays the lottery acting all joyful and calm about the entire situation not expecting to be picked. However the moment the lottery picking affects her she immediately says that the entire process is unfair is not the right thing to do. She is being a hypocrite because as soon as the laws she was okay with affected her she immediately turned on them as if they were wrong
In the scene where they met at first, Diego looked he was not interested in Frida and her work, but soon later he started to like Frida’s daring personality and unique skill of expressing her heart through painting. As an artistic fellow, Frida spent time with him a lot by going party and being a model for his wall painting. The more time being together, their love became more deeper and they eventually married with the promise of fidelity. Diego was twenty-one years older than Frida and already divorced two times, but these were not the problem at all to Frida because she loved him. The author stated, “Frida altered her persona to please Diego, painting works influenced by indigenous Mexican art, dressing in the colorful, feminine costumes of the Tehuantepec peninsula, and arranging her long, black tresses in Indian-inspired styles” (Collins).
Esther feels that she must enjoy her time in New York, stay a virgin, and marry Buddy. All of these ideas are what women were supposed to do in the 1960’s; however, not everyone can follow these ideals. In fact, Esther breaks almost all of them: she dislikes her New York trip, has a one-night stand, and breaks up with Buddy. Girls today have to understand how different Esther’s challenges are from theirs, yet The Bell Jar remains a classic novel due to the relatability of Esther’s challenges with mental illness and youthful
Amy was so nervous that the boy would never like her after he met her family and saw how different they celebrate the holiday. In the short story it also says “ you must be proud you are different. Your only shame is to have shame.” This shows that the mother explains to Amy that she must always be proud of her culture and that she should be proud she is different. Amy then understands that she is different and she should be proud of it and thanks her mom for having such a cool culture. This short story clearly demonstrates the theme of sometimes your culture may be different than other peoples, but you should be proud of it and who you
What Misses. Matlock saw as the main goal of life was embrace life the way it was and love it. Quite often people make whatever situation s/he is in worse by simply being upset about what is going on, but even though it is challenging, having an accepting attitude like Lucinda can be very beneficial in trying to make a bad situation better. At the age of ninety-six Lucinda had succeeded what she saw as life's goal and passed on leaving behind a very important message on her epigraphy. Davis’ opinion of what the goal of life is to die.
At this point Janie’s character starts to develope into a more independent woman who cared less about what he husband wanted and more about what she wanted. “Janie took the easy way away from a fuss. She didn’t change her mind but she agreed with her mouth”(Hurston 63). Janie only verbally agreed with Joe because it kept the tension down in their relationship, and made them look like they were still happy and in love. Hurston uses moments like this to show how Janie started to mature and grow, to realize that's a loveless marriage is just useless fights day after day, and when in higher power putting on a show for the
She realizes that this is an unpleasurable and outdated tradition and should be forgotten only because she got chosen. However, if her family’s name wasn’t drawn, she would have blindly followed the ritual, thrilled to have escaped a gruesome, sacrificial death. As a reader it is easy to empathize for Tessie since she or others don’t have a voice in their community or are even able to look at the bigger picture and see that the lottery is unnecessary. Not only does the dramatic irony of the lottery allow the reader to understand Tessie’s view, it creates a similar feeling towards Bill Hutchinson. For example, “Bill Hutchinson went over to his wife and forced the slip of paper out of her hand.
“ She had a lot of support around her, especially her small group of friends. Lexcie’s mom did not go to college so she did not have ethe knowledge of sororities. Being in a sororities has made Lexcies life more busier than ever. Having to go to meeting and social events have already tired her out, “ I’m constantly busy every day of the week, and it’s just something I need to get use to of. In a sorority , you have to maintain your grades in order to stay in the club, so they have library hours that had to be completed , so you’re also learning while