The crowd begins to arrive, all families gather in the center.
The villagers of a small town gather together in the square on June 27, a beauitful day for the town lottery. Tessie Hutchinson rushes in the blustering about being late and joins her family. People soon start drawing from the boxes.
Tessie is selected in the lottery "Tessie," Mr. Summers said. There was a pause, and then Mr. Summers looked at Bill Hutchinson, and Bill unfolded the paper and it was blank.
Literary Term- Irony
Tessie Hutchinson and her family are being stoned to death
Kill my mother instead of me!
"The Lottery" is the danger of transition of the lottery. The people of the village only do the lottery once every summer. because it is all they have ever done.
Usually when people win the lottery they earn a lot of money and they are very excited. In this lottery people are very nervous and trying not to win or they will get stoned to death.