Shirley Jackson Evil

by....Ja'Yolonda Pritchett


Evil is an hurtful, bad, cruel,thing. Another word is wickedness. Shirley Jackson

is an old women that has an mental illness so she writes about it. In her story "What a thought" the wife was evil for killing her husband. In "The lottery" The lottery it self was evil if you had a black dot you will suffer and, die."The possibility of evil" represents evil because the Old lady was cruel sending out evil letters to people in her town, she thought she was up top of everyone,she was a hurtful person. Jackson writes her books ordinary to unordinary. Jackson writes her books with cruel, surprised ends.