'A Literary Analysis Of The Lottery'

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Analysis of “The Lottery” The story the lottery was very ironic in the fact that it gave people the chance to something. Yet they actually end up losing their lives. The story was a little misleading because they made it seem like they would win something cool like a new car. One symbol in the story I found interesting was the black box. It had been used for so long the black on it began to fade. This just shows how much they stick to their traditions in their society even though it did involve stoning someone with rocks. The beginning of this tradition had to of been very difficult to enforce due to the fact that you are throwing rocks at someone to kill them. I guess that if you tell them that you are trying to take out the things are