Analyze the short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson.
Read the short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, and build your answer around a theme you interpret from the short story. The theme of a work of literature is its central or dominant idea. Use critical thinking to analyze the author’s ideas and your response to them. Your assignment is to form an opinion about what Shirley Jackson is showing in the story. Assert your opinion and then prove it with “facts” from the story.