The Lottery And The Hobbyist Analysis
But before the end and theme of each story is revealed, the authors give us a sense of dramatic and situational irony through the stories. Finally, we see contrasts in both situational and dramatic irony in The Hobbyist and The Lottery. In The Hobbyist, we see how the authors builds up the story with situational irony. When Mr. Sangstrom comes up to the druggist for the poison, he talks about killing his wife.
Essentially this makes us believe that somehow the two will work together to kill his wife, but we are tricked when it is revealed that the druggist poisoned him instead. The author immediately set up the perfect scene for him to be poisoned, which was when they went for coffee. “I was about to take a coffee break, come with me and have a cup.” (Paragraph 2, Page