The Possibility Of Evil By Shirley Jackson

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Reflection of The Possibility of Evil The Possibility of Evil; a story written by Shirley Jackson. The story is about Miss Strangeworth; a 71 year old woman who’s grandfather built the first house in her town. Everyone in her town knows each other because it’s so small. At the end of the story someone punishes her because they don’t like her collusion. Miss Strangeworth’s punishment definitely taught her a lesson. But not everyone agrees her punishment was necessary. Miss Strangeworth is a very polite and caring person when she talks to people in person. But when she’s home she writes anonymous letters to people in her town about her thoughts. In the story, she comforts a mother who is worried about her daughter. The woman’s daughter is having
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