the lottery

the lottery

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english 10 with james

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  • everyone in the village gathered together for the annual lottery, that was usually held at the end of June. the heads of each family were called to the front to pull a piece of paper.
  • okay, everyone, it's time to do the annual lottery!
  • Bill Hutchinson got the paper with a black dot on it. the paper with the black dot on it was marked by Mr.Summer before the event to decide who would be sacrificed for the bountiful harvest.
  • oh no Bill!
  • .
  • oh my, he got the paper!
  • the whole Hutchinson family was called up to pick a piece of paper to determine who will be sacrificed. 
  • i'm sorry this had to happen to you, please pull a paper.
  • Tressie Hutchinson got the piece of paper that had the other black dot on it. she has not "won" the lottery
  • .
  • Tressie makes a big scene screaming to the townspeople on how it isn't fair and she needs a redo.
  • this isn't fair!
  • Tressie is hit with rocks to finish the lottery and complete the annual ritual...
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