The Lottery Essay
Yes this dynamic appears in some schools where a child or any student for that matter is bullied or singled out. Some peoples’ working conditions could possibly have a group malfunction as in co-workers can be racist to one another.
2. We are told a lot about the lottery, but not its exact purpose. Do the townspeople know? Is this omission significant? Intentional?
No, the townspeople do not know the lottery’s exact purpose. This omission is not significant because it seems there is no point in the …show more content…
He is blinded by this awful tradition, not wanting to even question why these rituals take place. On the other hand, Tessie Hutchinson takes on the character of someone who is free spirited in a way. Her being late to the event made the crowd a bit uncomfortable. Her jokes didn’t take a liking to Mr. Summers either. “Wouldn’t have me leave m’dishes in the sink, now, would you, Joe?” (135). Because Tessie wasn’t taking The Lottery so seriously like all the villagers did, in her eyes she felt targeted when Bill Hutchinson had drawn the paper with the black dot. Hutchinson shouted to Mr. Summers, “You didn’t give him enough time to take any paper he wanted. I saw you. It wasn’t fair!” She took it as though Mr. Summers had purposely given her husband that dreary paper because she was so nonchalant about