Hero’s own father says “Death is the fairest cover for her shame” (IV i 122). He would rather see her dead than to have a daughter without honor. But Beatrice does not wish or hope for death on her cousin. She wants revenge on the man who took away Hero’s honor. Beatrice asks Benedick to kill Claudio for her.
The Hutchinson family was the unfortunate winners of the first round and then they had to pick among themselves. Mrs. Hutchinson makes an accusation that her husband simply did not have enough time to draw a good slip of paper. This was the first conflict in this story. A woman, who previously had no objections to this yearly event, is now protesting the unfairness of the outcome because she was the unfortunate one. By reading this story you begin to wonder what the lottery really I because if it was really a lottery that would be the wrong response to a good thing.
Shirley Jackson wrote this story to shock her audience. She wanted to show a tradition that is highly corrupted taking place in a small and what seems to be, a normal town. The word, “tradition” means inherited or established customs or actions, In the story, some townsmen are talking about other towns getting rid of their lottery. The Old Man Warner says, “Nothing but trouble in that, pack of young fools.”(Jackson) He is referring to the other villages that have abolished this tradition. He also states that it is the seventy-seventh time he has attended the lottery, as if to say it has been around for a long time and will continue to be around.
Horse slaughter is no where near the same as putting a horse down, it is the painful butchering of these innocent animals. The sad part is most horses that are shipped out are still young and would have a good chance of being placed in a loving home. These people just don't want to be bother by a horse they don't need so they shipped it off to a slaughter house to be killed. These horses have no way of getting out of the slaughter house alive, as soon as the horse arrives there you pretty much can say its already dead. Before arriving at the slaughter house horses travel thousands of miles with no food, no water, and no rest over a period of days in overcrowded trucks designed
A traditionally lottery is usually a drawing of some sorts that is associated with fun and success, and a chance to win prizes, which only good can come from it. In this story the lottery that takes place is an ironic symbol that starts out like any other traditional known lottery but as the story continues start to change it conception then ends up in tragedy. At first the lottery did not seem like it was any different from any conventional lottery. The men of the households were the one doing the drawing since they were the head of the family. They represented not only their self, but fate of their family.
In this short story, tradition blindly pushes villagers to extremes and takes over their morality. The community is blinded by tradition, without realizing how it affects their morals. Mr. Summers, the oldest man in the village who is responsible for the lottery, appeals to people’s fear of ending the tradition. He tries to maintain it. The old man claims that there has always been a lottery and by giving up the lottery the villagers will get in trouble.
i. 62-63). Juliet threatened to kill herself believing that it was the only solution to end the problem, not realizing she is mimicking how she will die. She wanted to keep her love for Romeo pure, and the only way to do that was to kill herself and escape reality. Her love for Romeo was filled with violence, showing that they were never meant to be together.
Although Hedda’s selfish behavior had an impact on her becoming a haughty, manipulating, and deceitful individual, one sympathizes with her in the end. When Hedda Gabler is introduced in Act I, one could detect her haughtiness. She has already started her complaining. “Look at that. That maid opened the door.
Shows us that everything may not be as pleasant as we are expecting. The Lottery is conducted by Mr. Summers because he has a lot of time to do things for the village. His arrival in the square with the black box, followed by the post master, Mr. Graves, brings about a hint of tension and nervousness that can be felt in the air. The black box itself has been in use since before Old Man Warner, the oldest man in town, was even born, gives insight that the lottery has been a very, very long time tradition for the small village. Before the lottery can begin, they make a list of all the families and households in the village.
But Ismene refuses to help her sister, fearing the death penalty installed by Creon. Therefor Antigone decided that she must go and bury her brother herself. As the play continues, a sentry tells Creon that Polynecies body has been buried. Furious, Creon demands that the culprit be found, the sentry then returns with Antigone. Creon questions her, and Antigone does not deny that she buried Polynecies.