Final synthesis.docx - Daniela D\u00edaz Professor Prado ENG 210 Synthesis Essay Shirley Jackson\u2019s story \u201cThe Lottery\u201d is about how a town holds a

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Daniela Díaz Professor Prado ENG 210 02-26-2020 Synthesis Essay Shirley Jackson’s story “The Lottery” is about how a town holds a tradition that it takes place in a town where things are not what it seems, even on a sunny day, everything turns into darkness and things takes a turn for the worse. Kate Chopin in her article of the “Overview of the lottery” will give us the different points of view that she got over reading the lottery. Where was Jackson trying to lead us by written this story? The lottery begins in a sunny day in the morning of the 27 th the Narrator explains that school was over, so the children gather stones and played noisily. The girls stood aside, the men where gathering separated of the women waiting for everything could start. After waiting for a while Mr. Graves and Mr. Summers were carrying a three legged stool and the black box, People picked up a paper from the black box; Tessie Hutchinson was chosen and was killed with the rocks that the children were playing at the beginning, by her family and friends. Jackson uses the stones in “The lottery” as symbols of death in order to teach us how violence comes from a miserable stone. As we can see at the beginning of the story “the children
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