The Lottery Shirley Jackson Conflict

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In short fiction, the characters experience conflicts that impact plot development. In the short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, the story had many conflicts one being when Tessie’s son had gathered rocks and started trying to kill his own mother. “The children had stones already. And someone gave little Davy Hutchinson a few pebbles.” (Jackson 7). This issue had shown a conflict when Davy was influenced by the other children to violently hurt and kill his mother who he loved. This impact the story because Davy and the citizens of the town had caused Tessie to die. In another short story, “Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes, the story also had many conflicts was when both Mrs.Jones and Roger couldn’t have what they wanted. “The woman
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