This scene shows sacrifice. The villagers are sacrificing Tessie Hutchinson for the annual lottery. In the text it states, "'It isn't fair, it isn't right,' Mrs. Hutchinson screamed. And then they were upon her." This shows how upset Tessie was about being sacrificed. She was protesting being drawn, and she didn't thing that she should've been picked.
This shows the kids gathering around/playing with the rocks at the beginning of the story. The text states, "Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets full of stones, and the other boys soon followed his example, selecting the smoothest and roundest stones; Bobby and Harry Jones and Dickie Delacroix-- the villagers pronounced this name 'Dellacroy'--eventually made a great pile of stones in one corner of the square and guarded it against the raids of the other boys. This foreshadows the usage of rocks for something in the future.
This sets a mood of panic and disbelief. According to the text, "'It isn't fair, it isn't right,' Mrs. Hutchinson screamed. And then they were upon her." Mrs. Hutchinson is panicked when she knew she was the one getting stoned. She is in disbelief that she would be the one, and her husband got drawn fairly