“The Lottery,” choose one of the prompts below to answer:
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Often in literary works, authors choose a physical object which takes on a special significance in the work and becomes a symbol of something beyond itself. Show how, in the work, the author uses a symbol to convey a deeper meaning. In your essay, focus on the symbols and what they symbolize. Be sure to discuss how the author uses them to convey a message to readers. You may choose up to three important symbols from the short story.
Duality of Human Nature. Examine the characters as they relate to this theme. Which characters show two sides of humanity? Which characters are seemingly good-natured; however, they show a different side during the events of the lottery. Make sure you have three different characters or three different moments where a character(s) show two sides.