Mood In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

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In the Lottery by Shirley Jackson, There are many different kinds of moods that Shirley Jackson has created throughout the story, but one mood that had stuck out the most is a sense of positivity. The exposition of the characters and the setting of the story makes the mood seem bright and happy, such as “The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day’ the flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green”. The author of the story uses words such as fresh, profusely, and richly green to lighten up the mood, furthermore, rather than a rainy or stormy day, the author uses a clear and sunny day. Additionally, it seems as though the boys are having no sight of worry or fear, “They tended

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