Black cirlce represents the stoning of the community and symbolises fear, death, ritual. this circle is written on the winning lottery ticket.
Clear and sunny with a fresh warmth of summer day brings a subtle image to your mind to showing the weather in the town.
The blackbox grew sharper expressing and manifesting that the box is growing more intemidating through time. This is a personification because it explains how the inanimate object (the black box) "grows sharper" imate object is doing a action "growing"
Looks like shes the winner!
The unkowing of who wins the lottery adds a suspensful and anxious tone to the story.
Ritual and routine... This ritual and routine shows theme of the story because in order to keep a town together you must have a common interest amungst the people, and most of the town has agreed with this particular event.
Juxtapostion was shown throughout this story by leading the reader on by explaining the lottery and expressing the towns folks emotions towards the lottery (which was happy) then later describing the winner of the lottery gets stoned to death.