Thought we were going to have to get on with out you!
Although Mr. Summers seems like a nice guy, he is a symbol of death, more specificily the
Tone and Theme
"The black box was no longer completly black, splintered badly and faded and in some places stained." page 27, line 65. This creates a vivid image of an old, rustic box.
When Tessie arrives and Mr.Summers says "Thought we were going to have to get on with out you" (page 28, line 124) it is a refrence to the absence of Tessie after she "wins" the lottery.
The line "Bobby Martin had already suffed his pockets full of stones" on page 25, line 15 intreduces the theme with out you relizing it. After this remark things seemingly go back to normal, but then you notice the feeling surrounding the lottery is somewhat odd.