"People began to look around to see the Hutchinson's. Bill Hutchinson was standing quiet, staring down at the paper in his hand. Suddenly. Tessie Hutchinson shouted to Mr. Summers. "You didn't give him time enough to take any paper he wanted. I saw you. It wasn't fair!"
The town square in a village with about three hundred people it is a clear sunny day on the 27th of June
This represents the notion of a scapegoat is someone who is blamed for the evils of a society and banished in order to expel sin and allow for renewal.