A. Definition of terms
II. Comparison . Theme is similar
A. In The Lottery focuses on changing minor aspects such as the box instead of changing the major issue, i.e., the lottery itself.
B. In The Rock Horse Winner destroys the mother’s need of riches, yet the main issue is the void within the mother’s heart.
III. Contrast . Plot differs
A. In The Lottery, it is explicitly clear that the issue is the traditional lottery.
B. In the Rocking Horse, the void is not explicit; but it is evident. The desire for riches does not seem as an issue, but it is. Materials will never suffice.
IV. Conclusion . Summary