What Are The Similarities Between The Pearl And The Lottery

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In the book The Pearl and the short story “The Lottery”, the topic of morals is provoked in the reader/watcher’s mind. In The Pearl, people try to steal a valuable pearl, yet in “The Lottery”, people randomly choose a member of their community to brutally murder, or stone. This makes people think of themselves, whether about money or hoping not to be stoned. In the lottery, the moral debate has to do with tradition. It is implied that traditionally, doing the lottery would cause a bountiful harvest. However, in modern times, some people are against it. Mr. Adams said, “They do say, that over in the north village they 're talking of giving up the lottery.” He does this before anyone is picked, maybe trying to get out of the current chances of
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