Character Analysis: The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

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The Lottery In the short story “The Lottery”by Shirley Jackson, the characters of the story all have mixed emotions about this lottery. The character, Tessie Hutchinson, her emotions about this lottery is that she thinks it is unfair. Mrs. Hutchinson thinks the lottery is unfair because they didn't give her family enough time to pick a slip. But i think it was fair because everyone takes their own time. All Mrs.Hutchinson was doing was trying to protect her husband from getting the “black dot”. Not only was she trying to protect her husband but she was trying to speak her mind about the lottery as well. Although Mrs.Hutchinson says that it is unfair, the other characters that were not picked thought differently. The character, Joe Summers,
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