The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
Ashley Castellanos and Autumn Crisafulli
Three Mini Summaries.
"Wouldn't have leave m'dishes in the sink, now, would you Joe?,' & soft laughter ran through the crowd as the people stirred back into position after Mrs. Hutchinson's arrival." (Jackson 2)
Once Tessie was conscious of her fate, she began to defend herself, and tried to get out of the situation she was in.
"It wasn't fair." (Jackson 4) "I think we ought to start over." (Jackson 4)
The city folk from the village believed that it was tradition to continue "The Lottery" and if you won you are to accept the fate you are given.
"Its not the way it used to be, old man Warner said clearly. People aint the way they used to be." (Jackson 5)