This symbol represents the box that the people draw out of to determine their fate. The box is rugged and worn, showing how long the box has been around and how important this tradition was to the people of the town. That same box has been around since day 1, showing the amount of times it has been touched and used.
" The flowers were blossoming" This quote shows how the scenery was on the day they were bringing out the box, and how anti climatic the writer makes it to be. The writer makes it seem like its a beautiful non worrisome and stress free, but actually its the scariest day of the year.
This picture represent the part of the movie when it says, " a sudden hush fell on the ground." It shows the event leading to the climax of the story. Everyone was waiting for Mr.Summers cleared his throat, right when he was about to call out the names, everybody got quiet, half hoping their name wasn't going to be called. The anxiety and fear was finally hitting the people, all at the same time.
This image represents the fear and suspense of the story. The people are always on edge and scared to find out whos ticket is dotted. This really shows the overall tone of the story through the people. Throughout the whole story, there is no calming moments or easy feelings, The would always look as if they feared what was infront of them.