Tessie Hutchinson is the main character in the lottery. She is going up against the lottery and her community like everyone else.It is June 27th during the time period of 10 am to 12 noon in a small village of around 300 people. They all met up between the bank and post office on a clear, sunny summer day
Mr. Summers arrives with the box and the create a list of all the families and family members in ton. Tessie Hutchinson arrives late but in a good mood.Every family grabs a not from the box and once everyone has they hold their notes high in the air to see who "won".
Bill Hutchinson gets the "winning" slip in the lottery
Conflict and Theme
They put 5 cards in the box(including the black dot). Every family member picks a card from the box and they all open the cards together. They all show that they don't have the card and then Tessie shows her card, she has the black dot. Tessie "won" the lottery.
The "winner" of the lottery gets stoned to death by the other residents. Tessie gets stoned and dies.
The theme of the lottery is the dangers of blindly following a tradition The conflict is man vs society. Tessie is going up against the rest of society and trying not to die