Evil Project Directions

Mrs. Landis & Mrs. Cappolina

The Basics

You will use Shirley Jackson's stories to complete this project.

"What a Thought" - "The Lottery" - "The Possibility of Evil"

1. You and your partner will discuss the idea of what it means to be evil and whether or not these stories fit that definition.

2. You will explain how these stories are clear examples of Jackson's style and what the

story is trying to teach us about human behavior or values.

3. You will research an article that shows how people can be truly capable of amazing


(In this section you will write your definition of evil.)

Link to Article

Article Explanation

Explain here