The Lottery

by Shirley Jackson - compiled by (insert your name)

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Theme

Blind adherence to tradition can cause otherwise ordinary and seemingly good individuals to commit heinous acts.

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Thesis Statement:

In the controversial short story, "The Lottery", author Shirley Jackson conveys a warning to readers that blind adherence to tradition can cause otherwise ordinary and seemingly good individuals to commit heinous acts.

Understanding "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

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In Summary:

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