Search icone
Search and publish your papers

The Theme of Truth in "The Lottery" and "Tell all the Truth but tell it slant"

About the author

lecturer
Level
General public
Study
management
School/University
Leeds

About the document

Published date
Language
documents in English
Format
Word
Type
presentations
Pages
2 pages
Level
General public
Accessed
0 times
Validated by
Committee Oboolo.com
  1. This paper compares and contrasts the theme of truth in the story
  2. An imagery is used; a small town gathering, that depict the curiosity of people waiting to see the truth regarding the good things expected
  3. Towards the end of the story, some more truth is depicted
  4. The poem, ?Tell the truth but tell it slant,? on the other hand seems to open with a directive to readers
  5. The author uses an imagery of lightning to depict this quality of truth

This paper compares and contrasts the theme of truth in the story, ?The Lottery? and the poem, ?Tell all the truth but tell it slant.? Various literally devices, such as irony, symposium, allusion, and imagery, are used to illustrate the points made regarding the theme of truth as brought out in the two distinct literatures. In the Story, ?The Lottery,? unalterable human conditions are exposed thereby capturing various human tendencies that stem from unalterable human condition. The story on an idyllic scene within a small village that has green grass and budding flowers, where polite town people gather in a town square.

Top sold for literature

Defining and Studying the Modern African Diaspora (Colin Palmer)

 Philosophy & literature   |  Literature   |  School essay   |  09/14/2007   |   .doc   |   2 pages

Society Woman: Days of a Russian Noblewoman

 Philosophy & literature   |  Literature   |  Presentation   |  05/29/2008   |   .doc   |   5 pages

Recent documents in literature category

Stitches. A Memoir - David Small (2010)

 Philosophy & literature   |  Literature   |  Book review   |  01/27/2020   |   .doc   |   2 pages

The Submission essay - Amy Waldman (2011)

 Philosophy & literature   |  Literature   |  Book review   |  01/24/2020   |   .doc   |   3 pages