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The Lottery

by: Shirley Jackson

Context Quick Quiz

1 of 5
What caused Shirley Jackson’s low self-esteem?

2 of 5
Which of the following words best describes the style with which Jackson parented her own four children?

3 of 5
Which of the following led people in North Bennington, Vermont to believe that children had stoned Jackson?

4 of 5
Which of the following best describes the public reaction to “The Lottery” after its publication in The New Yorker?

5 of 5
Jackson’s writing often incorporates which of the following subjects?