Short Story Review: “The Lottery”

A lesson on what happens when people refuse to think for themselves

Devette Lindsay
3 min readSep 8, 2023

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That’s the Way We’ve Always Done It

Have you ever read a short story that stayed with you long after you put it down? Since my high school days, “The Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson has been that story for me. Its unsettling message remains…

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Devette Lindsay

I'm a writer, an avid reader, and a fan of magic found within the mundane. I publish articles on speculative fiction, literature and creativity.