This sets up a tone of warmness and excitement as if there was nothing wrong by showing how ordinary everything seemed.
This scene establishes a tone of tension and mystery as Mrs. Hutchingson opened her paper to a black dote. This is because the reader does not know what happens to those with the black dot and there seems to be a sense of tenseness in the air.
This scene established a horrific tone by showing the reader the contrast between the humanity at the beginning of the story compared to how inhumane they are as the villagers stone her to death while she pleads with them.
This symbol represents that you have been marked with death in the story. If you receive this slip of paper, you shall be stoned to death during the ritual.
This pose depicts the imagery of the terror that Tessie Hutchingson is feeling the moments before her death.
The black box itself is a metaphor for the warped tradition of the lottery in physical form.