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Short story: The Lottery

 
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ayelax



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:54 am    Post subject: Short story: The Lottery Reply with quote

Have you read "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson? What are your opinions about it?
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merve120



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like it because it is very interesting.The author was unhappy and a fragile sense of identity thus short story is pathetic , bizarre ... Smile
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sezin173



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i like this story.the author's mood was interesting and very painful.the end of the story made my hair stand on end. Shocked
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aysenur78



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the lottery is very boring.I don't like bad tradition so I didn't like it.Also I am very sad for Tessie.. Crying or Very sad
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dogukan144



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this story is very scared.Because people dead in this story. Crying or Very sad
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aysenur78



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like this story..It is different than other story..there is many different idea in this story..so like it Smile
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serkan106



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't like it. Because people was killed wildly. I hope this tradition don't continue. Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
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rumeysa87



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like The Lottery because this story reflects the author's mood.The end of the story is very amazing. Razz Razz Razz
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betul92



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think the story is bad. In addition to story's topic is so fantastic. Also The Lottery is very enjoyable. Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
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meltem142



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hate the Lottery. People was killed by stones. This event show us that their society is very wild also I'm sorry for Tessie... Crying or Very sad Evil or Very Mad Crying or Very sad
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meltem142



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The lottery is great 'cause it is so realistic but people's superstition blind them... Confused Confused Confused (yeşim172)
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