Character Analysis: The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

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Warner and Mr. Summers act surprised when they hear of people giving up the lottery, they despise In the short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson the characters have different feelings about the lottery, an important tradition in their village. Characters like Tessie show she doesn't want the lottery when she says “I tell you it wasn't fair”. Tessie also acts like she failed to remember the date when she comes out later to the lottery. We can also spot this when Tessie complains about how her husband didn't have enough time to choose his slip. Not all people want the lottery to disappear because they believe it is an important custom and necessary to their village. Characters like Old Man Warner reacts appropriately when a villager told