Things Aren't What They Seem

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Perception is the way someone think of something. Viewpoint is based on prior knowledge or personal experience. In fiction, characters may have their own opinions of other character or event. In stories like "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson variation of perception between characters can be proven. According to the story, when Tessie was chosen for the Lottery she made excuses to show that lottery was not good, even if other villagers do not enjoy the solemn process, feel it is a necessary evil. In stories like "The Fun They Had" by Isaac Asimov the viewpoint between reader and character are different. According to the story Margie believes that classroom teaching of the past is fun probably because of the human interaction that is involved throughout the day. Many book worms think future schools is more efficient because it teach according to a student's capability rather than teaching everybody the same level. Perception in a story can vary among characters and/or readers. Perception in a story can vary among characters. In the story "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson, perception vary among characters. According to the story, when Tessie was chosen for the Lottery she made excuses to show that lottery was not good, even if other villagers do not enjoy the process, feel it is a necessary evil. Tessie wasn't against Lottery before her husband took the black dotted paper, but when Tessie was selected for the Lottery she changes her perception that Lottery isn't fair. But other villages don't enjoy the process, but feel it's necessary evil. So that viewpoint of Lottery between Tessie and villagers varied in the story. According the story there is another variation of viewpoint between characters "Mr. Adams said to Old Man Warner, w... ... middle of paper ... ... perception between characters can be proven. According to the story, when Tessie was chosen for the Lottery she made excuses to show that lottery was not good, even if other villagers do not enjoy the solemn process, feel it is a necessary evil. In stories like "The Fun They Had" by Isaac Asimov the viewpoint between reader and character are different. According to the story Margie believes that classroom teaching of the past is fun probably because of the human interaction that is involved throughout the day. Many book worms think future schools is more efficient because it teach according to a student's capability rather than teaching everybody the same level. Some people think perception can't vary among characters and/or readers. They are wrong because we can find variation of perception among characters and/or audience in "The Lottery" and "The Fun They Had".

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