the lottery

the lottery
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  • Warmth/Exitement
  • Mystery/Tension
  • Grave/Horror/Ominous
  • The setting in the lottery is described as being warm and exciting when the author describes the setting as "The fresh warmth of a full summer day."
  • SYMBOL
  • The characters are feeling the tension when:"They grinned at each other humorlessly and nervously"
  • IMAGERY
  • Ms.Hutchinson is in horror when she yells "It isn't fair, It isn't right!"
  • METAPHOR
  • The black box is referred to several times in the story as some sort of fortunate or unfortunate destiny. The reader isn't told until the end of the story.
  • When the author says "The flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green" you can paint of a picture of the scene in your head.
  • Old Man Warner compares the other towns that have stopped the lottery as a "Pack of crazy fools."
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