The Lottery - Cheatham, Savanah


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  • Mood
  • Mrs. Hutchinson encourages her husband to go pick his piece of paper. Even though he get the black dot.
  • The Lottery Shirley Jackson
  • Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets with stanes.This action hints at the stoning of Tessie Hutchinson.
  • Foreshadowing
  • Foreshadowing
  • Mr. Graves, hints at the dark ending, as does Mrs. Delacroix, with croix meaning "cross" in French. Tessie is not crucified, but she is certainly becomes the sacrificial victim just as many martyrs of early Christianity were.
  • Irony
  • "Get up there Bill, " says Mrs. Hutchinson.
  • "Fine, " says Mr. Hutchinson
  • Symbolism
  • The stool is holding up the tradition, which is the box
  • Theme
  • People have a hard time changing their ways, even if they are morally wrong. The lottery is a tradition where you stone people. But they won't give it up even if it wrong.
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