"The Lottery" Textual Elements
By meganroos, Updated
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The children in the village gathered stones. This foreshadowed the stoning of someone or something.
Tessie Hutchinson's late arrival draws the reader's attention and foreshadows her as the sacrifice of the lottery.
Thought we were going to have to get on without you, Tessie.
Athough Tessie was late, she hurries Bill to the box, which is ironic.
Get up there, Bill.
The box symbolizes old traditions that are falling apart and need to be replaced.
The theme of this story is that blindly following outdated traditions can be bad, and we should rethink our actions.
People ain't the way they used to be...
It isn't fair!
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