The Rocking Horse Winner Short Story

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I. Introduction The composition works of "The Lottery", by Shirley Jackson and "The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.L. Lawrence are two refinement stories and they have much resemblance. In "the Lottery", we find Tess among various diverse villagers went to a gathering event, she is disappointed and begun disgruntlement. In "The Rocking Horse Winner", we see Paul being driven by selfishness as well and he aimed to jump ahead of God to make him successful. Both short stories are extraordinary stories that remind us, you cannot make all people happy, nor satisfy with the outcome. Selfishness actuate confusion and it will take an individual on a road that prompts accomplishing terrible consequences. This is actually, what occur in the two stories and their results was not so favorable. The parallel in “The Lottery” and “The Rocking Horse Winner”, establish an understanding about of the topics; yet both short stories are different, one illustrates admiration and the other uncovers detestation. II. Comparative of Settling/Location Jackson composes a short-story which happen in a small rural town in Vermont, where the villagers who valued their customary traditions; the lottery community event occurred in “the square between the post office and the bank” (Jackson, para. 1). However, there was some traditions, they should have disregarded and I strongly believe “the Lottery” were one of them. On the other hand, “The Rocking Horse Winner” happen in England, where a family
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