What do people gain from joining a group? What do they lose?

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Title

Fellowship

Type

Reading

Overview

Franz Kafka, a Jewish Czechoslovakian who wrote in German, was one of the most acclaimed writers of the twentieth century. Contrary (or conducive) to his literary success was his hectic,…

Title

The Lottery

Type

Reading

Overview

First published in the June 26, 1948 issue of The New Yorker, “The Lottery” is a short story written by American author Shirley Jackson and is widely considered to be…

Title

Students of Mixed Races Sitting Together

Type

Image

Overview

Eliot Elisofon's photograph, “Students of Mixed Races Sitting Together” was featured in Life magazine on January 1, 1948. The photograph depicts students of Japanese, Puerto Rican, Filipino, Hawaiian, Chinese, Korean,…