“The Lottery”

short film called “The Lottery”, based on Shirley Jackson’s short story
18 minutes long . Watch it, and do the following.
short film called “The Lottery”, based on Shirley Jackson’s short story 18 minutes long . Watch it, and do the
following.
Part 1
Write a short summary on the film and explain what you believe is the message that the author is trying to
convey.
Part 2
In a short essay response, answer the following questions:
What is the significance of Tessie’s final scream, “It isn’t fair, it isn’t right”? What larger argument is the
author trying to make. Be detailed and provide examples.
The text deals heavily with themes pertaining to conformity and tradition. How are these themes conveyed
in the text, and how does it relate to society today? Be detailed and provide examples.
try to incorporate the following words anywhere in your text:
monkey, pickle, absent, and representative

Sample Solution

ACED ESSAYS