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The Lottery was a story of a towns old superstious traditon The purpose of the lottery was to see who would be sacrificed so that the harvest would be plentiful The town did whatever it could so that the harvest would be plentiful even kill one of their loved ones The character Mrs Hutchinson was the winner of that years harvest and was stone to death by the towns people Her own son even threw a couple of pebbles at her Mrs Hutchinson doesnt see the evil in the lottery until she realizes that she could be the winner It was just another social gathering to her until she was confronted with her ultimate fate At the beginning of the story Mrs Hutchinsons attitude acts like its just like any other day She knew that it was the day of the lottery but it never crossed her mind that maybe she could die today She walked in late and made small talk with her friends then met with her family It was any other social event She never showed fear that today could be her last day living cause it never crossed her mind Towards the middle of the story her family gets the black dot Meaning that they all have to choose a sheet of paper One of them is marked and that means that the person who receives the marked sheet is going to be sacrificed Mrs Hutchinson yells out that her husband was rushed during the choosing of which family gets the black dot It seems like she is worried that a member of her family is going to die But when her family is asked how many members are in the family she adds her two daughters that are married into the count Mrs Hutchinson tried to lower the odds of her getting the black dotted card by adding two family members who shouldnt be counted The two daughters werent allowed
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