The shabby, faded, black wooden box, as described throught the story. Is a signifcant symbol in the story "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson. It represents multiple things such as death, fear and tradition. This quote "much tradition was represented by the black box-when the first people settled down to make a village here." These lines 58-62, show how long the box has been apart of the villagers lives and how important it is to them.
This pictue shows thbeatiful landscape as its was described in the story "The Lottery". The bright yellow flowers and florishing green grass. In lines 2-3 the story says "The flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richley green."
One instance of figurative languge shown in the story is, foreshadowing. In line 16 of the story it states " Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets full of stones". This line quoted from the begining of the story foreshawdose the events that will take place at the very end. Specifically , Tessi Hutchinson being stoned to death by every single member of the village.
A theme that appers in the story is anger. In lines 229-230 the character, Tessie Hutchinson says " You didn't give him enough time to take any paper he wanted. I saw you.It ain't fair!" She expresses anger over the issue that her husband didn't have enough time to pick a piece of paper from the lottery.
"You didn't give him enough time to take any paper he wanted. I saw you. It wasn't fair!"