Initial post of 250 words or more to one of the questions is due by Thursday. You must make a substantive and thoughtful reply post to a classmate who answers the other question, the one you do not answer, by Sunday.
Discussion Question 1
What is the setting in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”? How is the atmosphere established? What is the time period, and how can you tell?
Discussion Question 2
Consider how symbols (concrete and abstract) convey the central meaning of “The Enormous Radio” by John Cheever. What do you think the story is about?