The Lottery Comparison/Contrast Essay

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Assignment:

 

Write a 300 word minimum comparison/contrast essay on the short story
The Lottery by Shirley Jackson and the 1996 TV movie called The Lottery.

What is a comparison/contrast essay?

A comparison shows how two subjects are similar;
a contrast shows how two subjects are different.
In writing, you must first decide whether you will compare, contrast, or do both.