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  • 1. An American Author
    Shirley Jackson
  • 2. American Author:Mystery fiction Horror fictionstereotypical
  • 3. The Lottery by Shirley Jackson cause mass confusion and many people just wanted to know what was she thinking……..
  • 4. Most of the works by Jackson were either on the super scary level or very odd or carried heavy stereotypical views and sometimes hard to understand where she was coming from……………………..
  • 5. Think what you must, I don’t want to talk about it……
  • 6. In the July 22, 1948 issue of the San Francisco Chronicle she broke down and said the following in response to persistent queries from her readers about her intentions: "Explaining just what I had hoped the story to say is very difficult.  I suppose, I hoped, by setting a particularly brutal ancient rite in the present and in my own village to chock the story's readers with a graphic dramatization of the pointless violence and general inhumanity in their own lives.http://home.netwood.net/kosenko/jackson.html
  • 7. "After You, My Dear Alphonse"Stereotypical views of the in home working mother and working father.
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