Examples Of Sacrifice In The Lottery

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Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery is about a girl who is about to get stoned to death. Some may wonder why would they do something like that. Well they believe that a human sacrifice will bring good crops. Some say good things need sacrifices. Many people die for the better of others. For example in the story Tessie is about to be killed. In a real world example police officers are killed to stop the bad guys so we can be safe. And Tessie was going to be killed so the villagers could eat the crops not her. This show us that sacrifices must be made. If you want something nice you might have to get something that you don’t want as much. For example they killed Tessie so that they would have good crops. In the real world you might sell an older