'Community In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery'

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Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is a literary writing because it is a story that entertains the reader and is metaphorical but also, possibly reality driven. The beginning of the writing leads the reader to believe that the lottery is a fun event that the community takes part in together every year; it almost seemed as though the lottery was similar to a fair event. A literary writing not only examines human existence but it also describes human life with a bit of originality. This particular literary writing examines the community in their strive to be like the traditional community of the past. Mr. Warner, who was the oldest man in town, continually made remarks stating that the lottery was not done like it originally was when he was growing

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