por Shirley Jackson
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The LotteryShirley Jackson
In Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery," an entire town participates in a ritual that turns surprisingly sinister.Pair “The Lottery'' with “Showdown” and ask students to discuss the themes present in each text. Why do the townspeople in “The Lottery'' participate in the lottery? Why doesn’t anybody stop Tom Harper from attacking Thad Ruskin? What are the consequences of following the crowd in each text?
The LandladyRoald Dahl
In "The Landlady," Roald Dahl tells the story of a young man offered lodging by a landlady who has dark plans for him.Pair “The Landlady” with “Showdown” and ask students to discuss how the author builds suspense in each text. What is the tone of each story? How does this affect the ending? What is the effect on the reader?
The RavenEdgar Allan Poe
In "The Raven," the speaker bemoans the loss of his lover and, tortured by love, steadily slips into madness.Pair “The Raven” with “Showdown” and ask students to discuss how grief affects the speaker in the poem as well as the characters in “Showdown”. How are supernatural elements used in each text? How do the authors both manage to create suspense with their supernatural elements?