The villagers gather together on June 27 on what was a bright and sunny day. Children run around collecting stones and putting them in a a pile in the square,
Mr. Summers arrives in the square with a black box followed by Mr. Graves. Slips with each families name are put into the black box and they are all mixed up. One of the slips contains a black dot signifying who has been chosen out of the lottery.
Each villager goes up and picks a slip, people quickly hear that Bill Hutchinson has got the paper choosing his family. Five papers for the Hutchinson's was put back into the box, each family member drew a paper and Tessie Hutchinson picked the slip with the black dot.
Literary Term - Onomatopoeia
The villagers are told by Mr. Summers to hurry up, they all pick up stones from the pile and rush toward her.
Tessie is stoned to death by her own family and the towns people.
An example of onomatopoeia is an explosion that goes "BOOOOM!"