Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"
An analysis of Shirley Jackson's famous story, "The Lottery", and what it says about a crowd's influence on individual behavior and obedience.
# 72980 | 900 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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This paper looks at obedience in relation to the story, "The Lottery", by Shirley Jackson. More specifically, the paper explains that the story is about how people are affected by the group around them and tend to go along with the group decision even when they know it is wrong.

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