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Running head: THESIS OUTLINE 1 The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson “The Rocking-Horse by D. H. Lawrence Fiction Essay and Thesis outline Liberty University English 102 B-15 LUO L26353666 Writing style APA February 1, 2017
I. Outline and Thesis A. Compare and contrast the difference and similarities between two short stories. II. Thesis statement: “The Lottery” written by Shirley Jackson “The Rocking- Horse” written by D. H. Lawrence. Both stories share similarities and differences and both stories take place during the summer of early June around the 1900s where both families experience tragic loss through gambling and it is uncertain what will happen next, which leaves the reader in suspense until the story unfolds in the end. B. “The Lottery” C. The town tradition D. Mr. Graves carries the black box. E. Mr. Summers conducts the lottery III. Greed and money winnings 1. Lottery drawing 2. Call the people’s name on the folded slips of paper 3. Tessie 4. Folded paper with black. A. Both stories share similarities of gambling. B. Winnings C. Gambling 1 Thinks that Money solves all problems. 5. Struggling to make and meet. 6. Unhappy angry. 7. Lottery solved money problem.
IV. “The Rocking- Horse” 3 A. Woman marries for love unhappy B. Woman feels she has no luck C. Both stories revolve around families. D. Setting 1 Summer early 1900 8. House V. Both Paul’s mother and father are having financial problems. A. Resentment 1 Unhappy 9. Struggling B. Living beyond their means. 1 Spending money on things they can afford. 2 Spending money on servant. 10. Resentment turn to love C. Disconnected from her children. 1 Paul’s illness 11. Paul’s mother experiences anxiety VI. Conclusion: A. Both stories share similarities and differences from the beginning to the end. The author’s portrays one story in the beginning as happiness and the other story not so happy. As the

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