Summary, and Theme
A Short summary
This story shows that traditions along with the people who follow the tradition will change. the tradition has changed by no longer having the original black box, ceremonial salute, or wood chips. Along with the tradition changes there were changes in the people of the village like how they resent the lottery's concepts. A girl whispered "I hope it's not Nancy"... "It's not the same as it used to be." old warner said (Jackson 5). In the beginning of the lottery the people went with the idea of having the lottery and put up with the ideas of the stoning. In the present day village the started to resent the lottery.