The Lottery
  • Author : Shirley Jackson
  • Release Date : 18 May 2022
  • Publisher : The Creative Company
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 13 : 158341584X
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Book Description: A seemingly ordinary village participates in a yearly lottery to determine a sacrificial victim.

The Lottery

The Lottery

Author : Shirley Jackson
Publisher : The Creative Company
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A seemingly ordinary village participates in a yearly lottery to determine a sacrificial victim....

The Lottery and Other Stories

The Lottery and Other Stories

Author : Shirley Jackson
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Horror tales, American
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The creeping unease of lives squandered and the bloody glee of lives lost are chillingly captured in these tales of wasted potential and casual cruelty by a master of the short story....

The Lottery

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Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
Genre : American drama
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The Little Black Book of Scams

The Little Black Book of Scams

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Publisher : Competition Bureau Canada
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Canadian edition of The Little Black Book of Scams is a compact and easy to use reference guide filled with information Canadians can use to protect themselves against a variety of common scams. It debunks common myths about scams, provides contact information for reporting a scam to the correct ...

Learn How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery

Learn How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery

Author : Richard Lustig
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Genre : Reference
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In his book, Richard discusses the ins and outs and dos and don'ts of buying lottery tickets to increase your chances of winning. He has created a method that he and members of his family use that has enabled them to WIN several lottery game GRAND prizes. This is a ...

Blind adherence to traditions in  The Lottery  by Shirley Jackson

Blind adherence to traditions in The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Author : Ahmet Yildirim
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7, University of Osnabrück, language: English, abstract: The Lottery, written by Shirley Jackson, published in 1948, is a prime example for a society that blindly follows an outdated and harmful tradition without questioning it. Usually, ...

The Lottery and Other Stories

The Lottery and Other Stories

Author : Shirley Jackson
Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
Genre : Fiction
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The first short story collection by Shirley Jackson, featuring one of her most celebrated works. The only collection of Jackson’s short fiction to be published in her lifetime, it contains 25 stories, of which "The Lottery" is the most famous. When it was published in The New Yorker, it elicited ...

The Lottery

The Lottery

Author : Beth Goobie
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Every student at Saskatoon Collegiate knew that all the most important aspects of school life were controlled by a secret club called Shadow Council. Each fall, Shadow held a traditional lottery during which a single student's name was drawn. The rest of the student body called the student the lottery ...

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Author : Melina Pappademos
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Genre : History
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While it was not until 1871 that slavery in Cuba was finally abolished, African-descended people had high hopes for legal, social, and economic advancement as the republican period started. In Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic, Melina Pappademos analyzes the racial politics and culture of black civic and political activists ...

The Picture of Society in    The Lottery    by Shirley Jackson

The Picture of Society in The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Author : Anna Dabek
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Genre : Literary Collections
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Essay from the year 2008 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: A, , course: American Literature, language: English, abstract: Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Lottery” was first published in the New Yorker, in 1948 and it aroused a lot of controversy among the newspaper’s readers. Those who read Jackson’...

Private Demons

Private Demons

Author : Judy Oppenheimer
Publisher : Putnam Publishing Group
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A portrait of gifted author Shirley Jackson reveals her less-public life, including her horrifying descent into madness, and describes her work with the doctor who helped her back to sanity...

Running the Numbers

Running the Numbers

Author : Matthew Vaz
Publisher : Historical Studies of Urban Am
Genre : History
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"Strictly and widely illegal, the most common manifestations of urban gambling were once "the numbers game" and "policy," in which people would place daily bets on random numbers, through community institutions, such as newsstands and barbershops. Gambling became one of the largest economic activities and sources of employment in some ...

State Lotteries

State Lotteries

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Gambling
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The Lottery Wars

The Lottery Wars

Author : Matthew Sweeney
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Genre : Social Science
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Despite the infinitesimal odds, more than half of Americans admit to occasionally playing the lottery. We wait on long lines and give up our coffee breaks. We scratch tickets, win, and spend the winnings on more scratch tickets. We play our "lucky" numbers, week in and week out. In a ...