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"The ones who walk away from Omelas" vs. "The Lottery"
Transcript of "The ones who walk away from Omelas" vs. "The Lottery"
In "The Lottery," a citizen of the village had to sacrifice their life for the tradition of the village. In "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" the only characters are the people of Omelas and the child who has to sacrifice Themes The theme of "The Lottery" and "The ones who walk away from Omelas" is sarafice. Characters In "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" the only characters are the people of Omelas and the child. In "The Lottery" there are many individual characters such as Bobby Martin, Mr.Sommers, Mr.Graves, Mrs.Delacroix, Bill Hutchinson, and Tessie the main character. Both the child and Tessie have to sacrifice. Setting The setting of "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas was a Utopian city called Omelas. The setting of "The Lottery" is in a village. Plot The plot of "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" is the child who suffers in Omelas he sacrifices for the happiness of everyone else. Some people of Omelas who visit the child leave because they don't like that the child is suffering for their happiness.
In "The Lottery" every head of the household has to draw a piece of paper. Mr.Hutchinson drew the paper with the dot on it, but Tessie his wife didn't think it was fair so the whole family drew and Tessie got the piece of paper with the dot on it. So she gets stoned to death. In "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" the child has to sacrifice of the happiness of the people. In "The Lottery Tessie had to sacrifice for tradition. "Some of them understand why, and some do not, but they all unerstand that their happiness....., depend wholly on the child's adominable misery."