"The Lottery," by Shirley Jackson (English 1302) Literature:Short Story
"The Lottery," by Shirley Jackson, is about a small village in which the citizens gather for a yearly lottery. On this summer afternoon, the town's citizens gather in the town square to take part in the yearly lottery by drawing slips of paper from the traditional black box that has been a part of the town for generations. Everyone in the town awaits this yearly tradition with anticipation, and most agree that it should continue the way it has for years. They do this as a superstitious ritual to determine the crop harvest for the following season.
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