Annual Tradition In The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

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The Annual Tradition “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, connects a lot of different images through the main characters and its annual tradition. The lottery is a more generational tradition held to stone an innocent citizen who chooses a folded slip of paper with a black dot from the black box. However the narrator informs the reader about one of the main characters named Tessie Hutchison, is chosen to be stoned in this particular annual lottery. Tessie quotably yelled “It wasn’t fair” (Jackson 108). Tessie statement was to inform the villagers that the tradition was not fun as they thought. The statement didn’t change the villagers’ loyalty towards the black box and its annual
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