Greed And Graves Rhetorical Analysis

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Greed and Graves Millions of people buy lottery tickets every week thinking they will be the next big winner. Some do win, but after winning some become miserable, bankrupted, and even die thinking they can control their own faith. A lot of people don’t realize that money comes and goes, but family doesn’t. The whites can symbolize the meaning of greed and desire, because they are a beautiful and warming family that does not really need anything but the love that they have for each other. Knowing the warnings that were given to them, the Whites off limits continue with their selfishness. Getting the chance to grant their wishes and see them take place, terrible event occur. This leads to the miserability of the White family. At the beginning of the story, the family is content with their lives. The White family is a loving family. They not needing nothing but care and love that they have for each other. The narrator says “without the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlor of laburnum villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly” (46). At the opening of the story “father and son were at chess”(46).Enjoying life is something the whites are good at…show more content…
The White family was warn by Sergeant Major Morris, but they ignored him and wish for 200 pounds. Herbert White son says “why we’re going to be rich, and famous and happy, Wish to be an emperor, Father to begin with; then you can’t be bossed around” (49). However, even before Sergeant Major Morris gave it to the White family, he said “I threw it on the fire if you keep it, don’t blame me for what happens” (48). He also tells them “The first man had three wishes, yes” was the reply; “I don’t know what the first two were, but the third was for death” (48). Even with life threating situation, the Whites greed and want for money is more important that their own

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