It is not an easy task to differentiate the main sources of violence as there are varieties of them around. The reason why people commit crimes or hurt someone may be jealousy or revenge, desire to enrich them or gain authority in the criminal …show more content…
The example of it may be found in the situation when Mrs. Hutchinson took a slip of paper with a black spot. All people were so relieved that they escaped the lottery that began to collect stones to finish the tradition: “Mr. Dunbar had small stones in both hands”, “Delacroix selected stone so large she had to pick it up with both hands”, “the children had stones already”.
Summarizing the expression of violence in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and
O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find” it is worthy to note that despite different reasons of the violence, the ways of its realization and existing traditions, violence in any form should be suppressed and punished. When people understand the impunity for violent actions, they can plunge into dissipation that may result in awful consequences.
Every one of us has received the precious present – life. We should value our lives and respect lives of other people. Violence should never be the way out of our troubles or the method to give a good lesson to someone, while so many other options exist. It is “the last refuge of the incompetent” as said Isaac Asimov, an American writer. It is never too late to become better and change the world around in the same