The Lottery is told in third person point of view. The narrator in the story gives many small details as an observer in the story but leaves the most shocking details to the end of the story. When a stone hits Tessie in the side of her head. Old Man Warner was saying, "Come on, come on, everyone."
The Lottery" takes place in an area named "The village". The people in the Village began to gather in the square, between the post office and the bank, around 10 o'clock in the morning. It was a warm, clear summer day on June 27th.
The Lottery focuses on the same annual traditions practiced by the people of the village. They refuse to change outdated traditions and continue to take part in the lottery. Old Man Warner states "There's always been a lottery"