Thesis For The Lottery

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In “The Lottery”, people have to draw names. The last person that gets their name drawn gets stoned to death. This has been a tradition for years and it happens once a year. The reason they do this is because they think that doing the lottery will help their crop season. The theme in this story is sometimes you have to sacrifice something to get something good. Once you sacrifice something, you will get something good out of it soon. “Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon” (4). The people in the story believe that if they sacrifice someone, they’ll get good food. For example, if someone dies then the corn will grow better and they will get better amounts of food. But if they keep making people die then the population will go down and they won’t
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