The Importance Of Traditions In The Lottery

404 Words2 Pages
Many towns have traditions that they are not willing to let go of, but none like the one in the story The Lottery. Unlike most traditions this one does not have a happy ending. If you draw the chosen ticket from the black box you are then pegged with rocks by your whole town including your family.The forsaken tradition that this town is not willing to let go is dangling on by a thread. Many signs are shown throughout the story that the tradition that they thought would last forever is not going to last so long. In the story The Lottery every year they do an annual lottery. Where each person in the town goes up when their name is called and draws a ticket from the black box, if they get the chosen ticket with a black mark on it they are then
Get Access