“The Lottery” and “The Summer People” Name________________ Pd.______ Directions: Relying on both texts complete the following Venn Diagram. Compare and contrast issues of theme, tone, characterization, and the like. Be prepared to discuss both texts in detail. 1. “The Lottery” was written to reflect a major historical event. Figure out which historical event (hint it was published in 1948). Provide at least 3 examples that show this to be a historical allegory. 2. Describe how Xenophobia is elicited in “The Summer People.” 3. Provide three direct quotations from each work, which display the author’s use of foreshadowing. “The Summer People” 1. 2. 3. “The Lottery” 1. 2. 3.