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The Lottery takes place in a small village where the people are close and tradition is paramount A yearly event called the lottery is one in which one person in the town is randomly chosen by a drawing to be violently stoned by friends and family The drawing has been around sense seventy-seven years or even over and is practiced by every member of the town There is a total of over 300 villagers living in the small townThe Lottery portrays the small town in which the citizens gather for a lottery every year The story begins on a nice summer afternoon in New York The towns citizens are nervous gathering in the town square to take part in the yearly lottery by drawing pieces of paper from a traditional box called black box Everyone including Mrs Tessie Hutchinson awaits this every year tradition and most of them agree that this tradition should continue to be held in their tiny town This lottery is not a lottery anyone in the small town wishes to win It is a lottery that the unlucky winner is winning to get killed So as the lottery started there was someone named Tessie Hutchinson Out of all the villagers Tessie shows up very late dressed up in her apron claiming that she had forgotten what day it was Even before the lottery begins she is already guilty of tardiness and deserves a good punishment just like a student disrupting a class in school It is ironic that someone could truly forget something that is really awful When Tessie was not in any danger she was gossiping with the other ladies and even encouraged her husband to go and pick a piece of paper When Hutchinsons name is called out to come draw a slip of paper Tessie hurried her husband by telling him to get up there Tessie is presented as a congenial wife but as a ultimately weak and
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