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The Lottery Rose Themes

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Themes

Forgiveness

All of Lottery Rose can be seen as a story of forgiveness. A couple of characters use the novel as a journey. They grow into more responsible, caring people that eventually learn to forgive and love again.

Georgie is the most obvious person that needs to work on his ability to forgive. The reader cannot blame Georgie, however, for not being able to easily forgive those around him. Georgie was forced to deal with verbal and physical abuse that most human beings never have to deal with. His mother, who is supposed to love and protect him, did not do her job. Instead, she chose to leave her child to the mercy of a cruel, violent man. She also cared too much about her drinking to take time for Georgie. Georgie takes this all in, witnessing his mother's betrayal. His his mind, all mothers become the same person...

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