The Lottery By Shirley Jackson Essay

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In the short story The Lottery Some characters' perspective on the lottery is different than othersOld Man Warner is fully on board as shown on page 4 while Tessie is begging to start over when her family is chosen. "Some places have already quit lotteries." Mrs. Adams said. " "Nothing but trouble in that," Old Man Warner said stoutly. "Pack of young fools." (Jackson 4)The lottery has just opened and families are drawing their papers from the black box. Mrs.Adams is telling Old man warner about how villages are giving the lottery up. Then Old Man Warner talks about how he has been following this tradition for seventy-seven years and how no one should give it up. This shows Old Man Warner's perspective and how he supports the lottery and thinks
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