[2015] Arun Pannala: The Lottery Part 1

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[2015] Arun Pannala: The Lottery Part 1

The Lottery was written in the third person point of view. The author did it this way because the narrator is telling the story, but is not in it. They are the ones telling the story from third person point of view. The author uses words such as she, which is shown below in this quote.'"It isn't fair," she said.''

The Lottery Part 1Arun Pannala

The plot of the Lottery is who wins the lottery. The story begins with a beautiful summer day, and the children are released from school. The quote below shows what a nice day it was. "The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day; the flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green. The prize for whoever wins the lottery isn't shown, and the mystery is kept throughout the story until the end. The main conflict of the story is when Tess Hutchinson disagrees with the result of the lottery.

What is the plot and main conflict in the story?

Who are the main characters and what type of people are they?

The theme of this story is the danger of blindly following traditions. The people of the town do not need a reason to kill one person every year, they just do it because it is tradition. This blinds their judgement, and they do things they shouldn't."Although the villagers had forgotten the ritual and lost the original black box, they still remembered touse stones."

What is the theme of the story?

What point of view is the story written in? Why did the author do it that way?

Tessie Hutchinson: The unlucky loser of the lottery, who is stoned to death.Old Man Warner: The oldest man in the entire village. He has participated in 77 lotteries.Bill Hutchinson: Tessie's husband. He shows everyone that Tessie has the marked paper.Mr. Summers: The man who conducts the lottery. He is one of the village leaders.Mr. Harry Graves: The postmaster who assists Mr. Summers.

The theme of this story is the danger of blindly following traditions. The people of the town do not need a reason to kill one person every year, they just do it because it is tradition. This blinds their judgement, and they do things they shouldn't."Although the villagers had forgotten the ritual and lost the original black box, they still remembered touse stones."


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