"Charles Shirley Jackson" Essays and Research Papers

  • Shirley Jackson

    Shirley Jackson's stories and books arose out of the complex, sad, and joyous magic of her life. Often her stories were based on her own...

    A Story, Bennington, Vermont, Edgar Allan Poe 1798 Words | 5 Pages

  • Biography of Shirley Jackson

    English 101 Professor White October 1, 2014 Biography of Shirley Jackson Shirley Hardie Jackson...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Literature 1232 Words | 2 Pages

  • Shirley Jackson Biography

    Shirley Jackson was born on December 14, 1916 in San Francisco, California. She was the daughter of Leslie Hardie (President of...

    Bennington, Vermont, Kenneth Harkness, Shirley Jackson 1111 Words | 4 Pages

  • Shirley Jackson Interview

    Interview with Shirley Jackson I still remember the day we were assigned to do a research paper on a piece of literature we had...

    2008, Interview, Shirley Jackson 873 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    By Bobby Sampson 2/2/13 The Lottery by Shirley Jackson is the story of a village following a tradition that results in the...

    A Story, Racism, Sacrifice 971 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson: an Analysis

    Ingrid Kouyialis EN102: Composition II Professor Eklund The Lottery by Shirley Jackson: An Analysis The short story...

    Capital punishment, Fiction, Rajm 1518 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    The Lottery by Shirley Jackson tells an intriguing, thought-provoking and disturbing story, by using conventions of symbolism,...

    Fiction, Meaning of life, Shirley Jackson 890 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    ‘The Lottery’ By Shirley Jackson Mode: Reading Genre: Prose Task: How does Shirley Jackson build...

    Black box, Fiction, Neil Young 1368 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    The Lottery By: Shirley Jackson Summary: The Lottery happens in June every year in a small village of about 300...

    Gather, Shirley Jackson, Short story 976 Words | 3 Pages

  • Analysis of THE LOTTERY by Shirley Jackson

    The short story, "The Lottery," by Shirley Jackson is one pf the most shocking stories I have ever read. It caused controversy...

    A Story, Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction 810 Words | 3 Pages

  • Abstract the Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    Lateisha Davis Professor Coleman English 101 (2503) 25 July 2012 Abstract for “The Lottery” by Shirley...

    Fiction, Narrative mode, Narrator 2329 Words | 7 Pages

  • Literary Analysis: "The Lottery: by Shirley Jackson

    Running head:LITERARY ANALYSIS � PAGE * MERGEFORMAT �1� Running head: LITERARY ANALYSIS � PAGE * MERGEFORMAT �4� LITERARY ANALYSIS: "THE LOTTERY: BY...

    Adam and Eve, Life, Shirley Jackson 838 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery Shirley Jackson

    however, in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” the exact opposite is true. Jackson transforms this rather innocuous-sounding...

    Lottery, Rajm, Shirley Jackson 804 Words | 3 Pages

  • Unjust Traditions of the Lottery by Shirley Jackson

    Published in 1948, The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson has become well known by the tradition of the village. Tradition plays a...

    Discrimination, Religious persecution, Shirley Jackson 701 Words | 4 Pages

  • "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson: Cruelty or Human Nature?

    Lottery" by Shirley Jackson: Cruelty or Human Nature? Shirley Jackson, the author of the short...

    A Story, Fiction, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1787 Words | 5 Pages

  • Satire/Irony in ‘the Lottery’ by Shirley Jackson

    Tragedy or Satire/Irony (Frye 18). The use of Irony and its conventional associations eludes the reader from interpreting a story as a Romance, but instead...

    Comedy, Fiction, Irony 2043 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Lottery Themes, by Shirley Jackson

    gathering stones in the town square. Everyone is seems preoccupied with a funny-looking black box, and the lottery consists of little more than handmade...

    Black box, Family, KILL 1300 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson: an Exposition of Conformity in Society

    Shirley Jackson's The Lottery: An Exposition of Conformity in Society The Lottery, a short story by the nonconformist author...

    Auschwitz concentration camp, Shirley Jackson, Short story 921 Words | 3 Pages

  • Discussion of Theme in “the Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

    Discussion of Theme in “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, blind...

    175, A Story, Black 1262 Words | 4 Pages

  • A Literary Analysis of "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

    Shirley Jackson's short story, "The Lottery", ironically gives the lottery a bad meaning. The lottery in this story is used for a public...

    Lottery, Scapegoating, Shirley Jackson 1430 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson - Reading Comprehension Notes

    writing style of this story would be considered horror. The way the author describe the story throughout and at the end did not send me any chills or leave...

    Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal, Roald Dahl 591 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson Analysis Essay

    Short Story Analysis The Lottery Shirley Jackson's short story, "The Lottery", uses irony and comedy to suggest an evil hypocrisy and...

    Black box, Fiction, Shirley Jackson 889 Words | 3 Pages

  • Compare & Contrast: "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson and "The Shawl" by Cynthia Ozick

    The Lottery by Shirley Jackson and The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick are two short stories that when read in comparison can be seen as...

    Cynthia Ozick, Difference, Semantic similarity 1063 Words | 3 Pages

  • Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" and Tradition

    Phillip Warren Averett University 30 March 2014 Professor Buksar, MA It is very easy to understand why Shirley Jackson’s...

    Female genital cutting, Protest, Shirley Jackson 1877 Words | 5 Pages

  • Feminism in Shirley Jackson’s “the Lottery”

    Feminism in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” Modern criticism of Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery has focused almost exclusively...

    Gender, Gender role, Patriarchy 2540 Words | 7 Pages

  • A Critical Analysis of Shirley Jackson’s “the Lottery”

    Shirley Jackson’s major fascination was dark fiction. In most of her stories, her main topics are about hosts, witches and mysterious...

    Fiction, Narrative, Narrative mode 935 Words | 3 Pages

  • Reflection over Shirley Jackson’s Lottery

    Reflection over Shirley Jackson’s Lottery. The Lottery by Shirley Jackson is a good, classic piece of horror...

    Academy Award for Best Picture, Fiction, Horror fiction 947 Words | 3 Pages

  • English Essay-Short Stories

    thus fulfill its purpose. I will be illustrating this through the analysis of the Henry Lawson stories including “The Drover’s Wife” and “The Loaded Dog” and...

    Comedy, Fiction, Ray Bradbury 2221 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Lottery

    Below you will find four outstanding thesis statements for “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson that can be used as essay starters or...

    Religion, Religious symbolism, Ritual 1789 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Lottery

    Kyle Simms ENC 1102 Professor Daniels Essay 1 The Lottery The story by Shirley Jackson, “The Lottery”, is a very unusual...

    KILL, Randomness, Sacrifice 1009 Words | 3 Pages

  • "The Lottery"- A comparison of the short story by Shirley Jones and The made for TV movie.

    The Lottery: You're Only Losing Your Life In 1948, Shirley Jackson published a short story in The New Yorker called "The...

    Family, Grammatical person, Rajm 1268 Words | 3 Pages

  • Expect the Unexpected

    in most cases. However, this is not the case in Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery”. Here, the characters in the story are not...

    Fiction, Shirley Jackson, Short story 1898 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Lottery

    Irony of The Setting in The Lottery The setting set forth by Shirley Jackson in the beginning of The Lottery creates a mood of...

    English-language films, Key, McLean County, Illinois 1116 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Unexpected Symbolic Outcome of "The Lottery"

    Author Shirley Jackson coveys both violence and human cruelty in her well known short story "The Lottery". "Jackson's The...

    Fiction, Sarcasm, Shirley Jackson 1476 Words | 4 Pages

  • Lottery Discussion Answers

    Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery" – Discussion and Analysis Questions Answer the following questions in complete sentences on...

    Meaning of life, Morality, Ritual 1092 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Lottery: a Critical Analysis

    Christine Syms Ellen Perry ENG 113 12 April 2013 Sacrifice Complex: A Critical Analysis of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” Since the...

    Acts of the Apostles, Human, Sacrifice 2197 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Use of Setting in “the Lottery” and “the Rocking Horse Winner”

    The Use of Setting in “The Lottery” and “The Rocking Horse Winner” Jim Vanover English 102 D30 Fall 2011   Thesis “The Lottery”, by...

    Aintree Racecourse, Fiction, Grand National 1033 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Dangers in Following Traditions Blindly The Lottery

    Traditions Blindly Symbolism is the application of symbols to signify things or bring them to mind. In her story "The Lottery", Shirley...

    Fiction, Rajm, Shirley Jackson 857 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery: Violence Nad Human Nature

    Violence and Human Nature in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” Shirley Jackson shows us in her short story “The...

    Fiction, Human, Rajm 1067 Words | 3 Pages

  • Critical analysis of the Lottery

    Overall Shirley Jackson discusses the movement of the setting, the unusual foreshadowing, and the outermost symbolism in "The...

    Fiction, Foreshadowing, Literary technique 783 Words | 3 Pages

  • A Thematic Analysis of “the Lottery” and “Two Kinds”

    Amy Tan, a child of Chinese emigrants, was born in 1952 in Oakland, California. Shirley Jackson was born in San Francisco,...

    Amy Tan, Fiction, Literature 822 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery

    The lottery – critical evaluation Kathleen Bruce “The lottery” is a short story written by Shirley Jackson. In 1951 it was...

    Human, Rajm, Shirley Jackson 1075 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery

    The Message Sent in "The Lottery" The shock value of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" is not only widely known, but also widely felt. Her...

    Entertainment, Human, Morality 969 Words | 3 Pages

  • Fiction Essay

    Gregory L. Baize, Sr. In Partial Completion for ENG 102 D04 201130 Professor Robinson July 10, 2011 Thesis Statement...

    Existentialism, Life, Shirley Jackson 1657 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Lottery

    Outline Thesis: In Shirley Jackson's controversial short story, "The Lottery", the usage of symbolism stands strong when she manages to relate...

    A Story, Chess piece, Shirley Jackson 1453 Words | 4 Pages

  • Eng 102

    APA Format September 4, 2014 Fiction essay thesis and outline   The Lottery – Shirley Jackson The...

    Essay, Fiction, Shirley Jackson 1114 Words | 6 Pages

  • Symbolism in the Lottery

    Shirley Jackson’s, “The Lottery”, clearly expresses her feelings concerning traditional rituals through her...

    Sacrifice, Shirley Jackson, Short story 1403 Words | 4 Pages

  • Critical Analysis for "The Lottery"

    Critical Analysis for “The Lottery” Shirley Jackson's short story, "The Lottery", aroused much controversy and criticism in 1948, following...

    Doctor, Shirley Jackson, Short story 1205 Words | 3 Pages

  • Irony and Symbolism in "The Lottery"

    In Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery", she uses many literary devices. However the most prevalent are irony and symbolism....

    Comedy, Fiction, Irony 682 Words | 3 Pages

  • “Young Goodman Brown” vs. “the Lottery”

    ENGL 102 “Young Goodman Brown” vs. “The Lottery” ENGL 102 Literatures and Composition Fall D 2012 Ruby Alexander L24687716 MLA Outline...

    Allegory, Good and evil, Mosses from an Old Manse 671 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lottery Essay

    awareness is the first step to our liberation.” This insightful quote was once said by Psychologist Stanley Milgram who received his PhD in Psychology at...

    Evil, Human, Milgram experiment 2273 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Lottery vs. the Rocking-Horse Winner

    Outline Title: “The Lottery vs. The Rocking-Horse Winner” I. Introduction A. In what ways are the two shorts stories by Shirley...

    Difference, Fiction, Horse 1280 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Structure and Values of Society Is Able Shape and Influence People and Their Ideas

    and its influence is one that has been lamented and explored by many an author. It is not a widely disputed concept that society drives the thought and...

    Nadine Gordimer, Rajm, Shirley Jackson 2341 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Lottery: Blood Sacrifice

    Blood Sacrifice Could you take a hand in killing someone from your community, a neighbor, a friend? What if it was part of a sacred rite? What if it was...

    Korban, Ritual, Sacrifice 916 Words | 3 Pages

  • Traditions Aren't Always Worth Keeping

    Whoever gets that specific piece of paper will be stoned to death by the whole town. This intense story comes to life in Shirley Jackson’s “The...

    Fiction, Rajm, Shirley Jackson 1235 Words | 3 Pages

  • The lottery

    The Lottery Research Paper Shirley Jackson was a devoted mother and writer. Jackson didn’t fit in well in North...

    Shirley Jackson, Short story, The Lottery 1592 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Lottery Short Story Analysis

    Destructive Traditions Within "The Lottery" Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery", raises many questions in the back of a reader's mind towards...

    Fiction, Shirley Jackson, Short story 962 Words | 3 Pages

  • Character Comparison of “Young Goodman Brown” and the “Lottery”

    Character Comparison of “Young Goodman Brown” and the “Lottery” . Mathew Speakman English 102 Professor Katie Robinson July 15,...

    Allegory, Goodman, Mosses from an Old Manse 973 Words | 4 Pages

  • Young Goodman Brown and the Lottery

    with a sickness. The giant tree can look so strong on the surface and yet lurking underneath is something that is diseased and rotten and could fall at any...

    Allegory, Björn Granath, Goodman 939 Words | 3 Pages

  • Lottery Essay

    Shirley Jackson wrote many different books all with different themes and different meanings. One style she liked to write about a...

    Jape, Religion, Shirley Jackson 1581 Words | 4 Pages

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