English stories summative
"Harrison Bergeron" "The Lottery" Summary
· In “Harrison Bergeron” and “The lottery” both have unfair governments which makes it hard for the people in the stories to live in. Harrison tries to rebel against the government to make everyone equal. Mrs. Hutchinson tries to fight against being chosen for the lottery because of the unfairness of the drawing.
Quote/Analysis "Harrison Bergeron"
Quote: “They weren't only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way” (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. pg1).
Analysis: This supports my thesis because it’s saying how all people have to be equal.
Quote/Analysis "The Lottery"
Quote: "It isn't fair, it isn't right," Mrs. Hutchinson screamed, and then they were upon her” (Shirley Jackson pg7).
Analysis: This supports my thesis that they shouldn’t have to do the lottery because Mrs. Hutchinson dies.