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  • The three legged stool in “The Lottery” is symbolic of past, present, and future.
  • The drawing/lottery in “The Lottery” is symbolic of chances in life.
  • The character's name Mr. Summers in “The Lottery” is symbolic of a contradiction the reader’s expectation of summer.
  • Typically a stool would have all four legs. As a rule with the stool only having three legs it is more symbolic. These three legs represent the past, present, and future. The past represents that they are following what the village did before. The present represents how they are drawing a lottery in the present. The future represents whether the people live or die.
  • The symbol that represents my own life is a hammer.
  • Typically a lottery has a good result out of it such as money. In this context the lottery is a bad thing. This lottery has evryone scared and determines who dies.As a rule a lottery is not always a good thing
  • Typically a name doesn’t represent anything major. In this case the name Summers represents the man being cheerful and a big part of the community. As a rule since Mr. Summers is a big part of the community he also brings and take care of the black box.
  • Typically a hammer is used in construction. But in this case a hammer represents how one fixes and makes bad situations better such as someone who is hurt can count on me . As a rule tools can be used at any moment to fix anything broken.
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