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Up to this point in the story shirley jackson has not pointed out anything out of the ordinary which would reflect an ironic ending upon further reading of the. The short story, “the lottery” is a typical example of her use of irony key words : shirley jackson the lottery ironies and ironic figures. Winning the lottery is conventionally a joyous occasion, and the author shirley jackson wants you to think the same as the book opens. A college prof explains the story's meanings (some, anyway.
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