Similarities Between Charles And The Lottery

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The short stories, “Charles” and “The Lottery,” are fictional stories with some similarities and differences. The similarities will be exploited as well as the differences, and the strategies Shirley Jackson used to enhance her stories.
There are many similarities in these two stories, but these few are some that are more obvious. First, dialogue, not all stories have dialogue but Jackson’s do. Although they both share the fact of dialogue, these stories use dialogue in different ways. Like, “The Lottery” uses dialogue to understand the people in the story and their lives. “Charles,” on the other hand, uses dialogue to help reveal Charles’ identity. Another similarity is, foreshadowing. Shirley Jackson uses a lot of foreshadowing in these