How do you start comparing and contrasting the themes and writing styles of "A Rose for Emily" and "The Lottery"?

How do you start comparing and contrasting the themes and writing styles of "A Rose for Emily" and "The Lottery"?

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I would start by reviewing each story one at a time. Identify the theme first. (The enotes study guides for each story will help there; see the links below.)

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