Written by Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery" was first received with mixed reviews. Mostly shocked and frightened ones and one reader apparently thought the lottery winner would win a washing machine. The story shows a demonstration of mob mentality. How either through tradition or community pressure an otherwise good person can do awful things. I'm shocked … Continue reading “The Lottery” A story you’ll never forget.
"Flower Garden" is a story about a housewife living with her wealthy in-laws. When a new neighbor moves into a house she's always admired, she befriends the single mom initially to take a look around at all the new upgrades she's made to the home. The new resident eventually begins to work on creating a … Continue reading “Flower garden” Shunned by the Town