Similarities Between The Lottery And Charles

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“The Lottery” and “Charles” are both short stories written by Shirley Jackson. The author linked her two pieces of writing together with many similarities, which can be seen throughout the stories. However, there are also differences distinguish them from one another.
To begin with, these resemblances mark the author’s writing style. Both these fictional stories contain foreshadowing. “The Lottery” gives an example of this when the narrator mentions the children stacking rocks in the beginning. This hinted that someone would be stoned. In “Charles,” Laurie is hesitant to provide information at first, and acts rudely to his parents. These show a relationship between him and Charles. Also, both tales contain a major plot twist. Everyone had

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