The Lottery Summary
Shirley Jackson

Everything you need to understand or teach The Lottery by Shirley Jackson.

  • 10 Student Essays
Follow Us on Facebook

Study Pack

The The Lottery Study Pack contains:

Shirley Jackson Biographies (5)

4,809 words, approx. 17 pages
Biography EssayShirley Jackson's name is most often associated in readers' minds with the haunting short story "The Lottery," which was originally published in 1948 and has since become a frequently a... Read more
959 words, approx. 4 pages
Shirley Ann Jackson (born 1946), a theoretical physicist, was the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. at MIT. In 1995, President Bill Clinton appointed her as chairwoman of the Nuclear Regula... Read more
3,602 words, approx. 13 pages
Despite a long writing career that included best-selling novels, plays, children's books, and humorous sketches, Shirley Jackson was best known to most readers as the author of "The Lottery," a chilli... Read more
4,468 words, approx. 15 pages
Shirley Jackson's name is most often associated in readers' minds with the haunting short story "The Lottery," which was originally published in 1948 and has since become a frequently anthologized Ame... Read more
7,461 words, approx. 25 pages
Shirley Jackson is most often associated with the chilling short story "The Lottery". First published in The New Yorker in 1948, it immediately met with an unprecedented public reaction, generating a ... Read more