Pg 25-The Lottery- represents unquestioned rituals and traditions Pg 26-The Box- represents fear and power over others
-Pg 28- "Mr. Summers was very good at all this; in his clean white shirt and blue jeans, with one hand resting carelessly on the black box, he seemed very proper and important as he talked interminably to Mr…" -Pg 29- "A tall boy in the crowd raised his hand. "Here," he said. "I'm drawing for m'mother and me." He blinked his eyes nervously and ducked his head as several voices in the crowd said things like "Good fellow, Jack," and "Glad to see your mother's got a man to do it.""
- The Lottery- Irony - Lottery usually = goodness and rich, except In this case - Pg 29 - Personification- "and soft laughter ran through the crowd as the people stirred back into position after Mrs. Hutchinson's arrival."
Innocence- "children continue to play throughout the whole story while the adults seem uneasy about the whole day. "The girls stood aside, talking among themselves, looking over their shoulders at the boys, and the very small children rolled in the dust or clung to the hands of their older brothers or sisters. Soon the men began to gather, surveying their own children, speaking of planting and rain, tractors and taxes. They stood together, away from the pile of stones in the corner, and their jokes were quiet and they smiled rather than laughed. " Pg 29-"A sudden hush fell over the crowd…"- Gives off an eerie feeling