class assignment for describe certain things from the story
The story protrays a feeling of warmth and excitment in its first few paragraphs, it does this by discribing the children playing and the calming nature of the village and the summer day.
the author shows us that there is something that we do not know by showing the the population of the town back away from the box.
The story gives us a sense of horror and fear in the few last paragraphs when Mrs. Hutchinson "wins" the lottery and is then stoned to death.
the story uses imagery in the very first sentence."The moring of june 27th was clear and sunny , with freash warmthof a full summer day; the flowers were blossuming profusley and grass was richly green."
the story uses metaphore when it says" Mrs. Hutchinson craned her neck to see her husband and children standing near the front.
A symbol of the story is the black dot on the paper, it represents more than just an dot it is a prelude to a persons death and people see it as such.