This symbol represents what the people use to pick out the little slips of paper that decides their future. The black box is a tradition and it represents fear. It has been in the village for a long time. People fear the black box because of what it brings.
Tone and Theme
This image represents the quote " flowers were blossoming ". The author included this to try a give the readers an idea of what it looks like and how the weather is. In the picture the lady is admiring how pretty the flowers have gotten.
The image above represents a type of figurative language, repetition. As the woman repeating "its not fair", it shows the intensity of the situation and that something bad is about to happen. The people are around her are not caring that she is scared. They are just glad its not them.
In the picture above shows the tone, insensitive. It shows insensitivity because no one cared that Tessi was going to die, they were rushing to get it over with. As Tessi got the slip of paper with the dot on it people weren't sad. Even the daughter laughed when she didn't get the dot. The people in the crowd were just rushing to get stones. One of the ladies in the crowd got the biggest rock to hit Tessi with.