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The Lottery

Kyle Hanneken, Brittney Majchrzak, Amanda Formanek, Sarina Ryals, Kariann Krizan

Sarina Ryals

on 17 October 2012

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli Kyle Hanneken, Brittney Majchrzak, Amanda Formanek, Sarina Ryals & Kariann Krizan The Lottery Tessie Hutchinson Characterization Point of View Characters Affected Setting Direct Theme Indirect Indirect Characterization Old Man Warner opposes Blatant ludicrous statements Bill Hutchinson parallels Children's Actions Symbolism "It wasn't fair!" The Black Box Townspeople ignore free spirit cares for her family asks for help Third Person Objective Not told about the rocks, the black box, or the purpose of the meeting. doesn't give up different friendly social Minor Characters Not much background. Talked about setting, weather, time, and population. “‘Mrs. Hutchinson reached her husband, and Mr. Summers, who had been waiting, said cheerfully. ‘Thought we were going to have to get on without you, Tessie.’ Mrs. Hutchinson said grinning, ‘Wouldn’t have me leave m’dishes in the sink, now, would you, Joe?,’ and soft laughter ran through the crowd as the people stirred back into position after Mrs. Hutchinson’s arrival” (Jackson 75-79). Plot Average Begins To Focus On Specific Characters wants to live "It wasn't fair!" Old Man Warner being biased. trusts people "It wasn't fair!" Begins focusing on Mrs.Hutchinson Jackson's Conclusion Never told the true purpose of the lottery learned the purpose of the rocks and the black box thru indirect dialogue and the series of events The Big Shift The story goes from the idea of a perfect, and happy town to a drastic change of loneliness, worry, and fear. A warm summer day. June 27th, 10:00am.
School is just about to let out for the summer.
It is a normal town, meeting at the town square. The Initial Situation people gather in town for "The Lottery"
dialogue proves its annual
the prize is left a mystery The characters only know to report to the town square, they know nothing else of their future, until the lottery beings. * * * The Lottery once a year every year
Mr. Summers draws out by last names
family with the ticket that has black
dot gets chances of winning
individually pick, the member with the black dot ticket wins. * * * * TAHDAHH The Main Conflict Bill Hutchinson's family has"it" All Done His wife, Tess, instantly fights with the results This leaves us wondering, why is winning a bad thing? The Climax Tess wins the lottery! We still dont know what the prize is Tess is so desperate to not have
the winning ticket Conclusion foreshadowing-stones from begining winning the lottery-stoned to death town is excited-over with before lunch chronological order. Dangers of blindly following tradition
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