Comparing and Contrasting “The Lottery” and “The Rocking-Horse Winner”

This is a fiction essay I wrote comparing and contrasting “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” by D. H. Lawrence. These are two of my favorite short stories.

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Essay Thesis Statement: Both stories show the greed that can be in a family and the thirst for money and luck over love. Unfortunate death is the end result.Read More »