Tag: lottery

  • The Lottery Writing Assignments

    Shirley Jackson regarding the letters she received after publishing The Lottery … Curiously, there are three main themes which dominate the letters of that first summer–three themes which might be identified as bewilderment, speculation, and plain old-fashioned abuse. In the years since then, during which the story has been anthologized, dramatized, televised, and even–in one […]