What are the main ideas of this story? Support your claim with evidence from the story. I think the main idea of this story is the country which Jerry lived may have overpopulation problem and the government use a cruel way to kill people in the carnival in order to control population. We can see some clues from this story.
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It focuses on a young boy Jerry who wins a ticket to the titular Carnival. After he arrives, he realizes the park's true nature while on a ride called the "Thunder Clapper" that electrocutes some of "The Carnival" is an American short story written by Michael Fedo. After he arrives, he realizes the park's true nature while on a ride called the "Thunder Clapper" that electrocutes some of its passengers.
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It was published among other short stories, in the book Marjorie L. Burns How to Read a Short Story Scholastic language skills. Scholastic Book Services. The story concerns a nation that constructs a deadly amusement park to remedy its overpopulation problems.