What Are The Similarities Between The Lottery And The Possibility Of Evil

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There are still some bad people in the world, and sometimes they aren’t who you would expect. Shirley Jackson uses different ways to trick the readers in, The Lottery, and, The Possibility of Evil. These two short stories involve two small towns and an ironic ending for the female protagonists. The stories are meant to use different types of irony to fool the readers or the protagonist. A big reason why these short stories are so similar is because the author conveys everything as being innocent, and juvenile and turns into something completely unexpected. An example of this is when both of the stories start out in a small happy town in the summer. In, The Lottery, kids are playing and in, The Possibility of Evil, an elderly woman is greeting
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