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Lottery

  1. 1. “ Lottery” By Justin Ehrenpreis
  2. 2. Author <ul><li>Shirley Jackson </li></ul>
  3. 3. Setting <ul><li>Summer of June 27 th </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown town </li></ul><ul><li>Small village </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characters <ul><li>Mr. Summers, Mr. Graves, Mrs. Dunbar, Old Man Warner, Hutchinson family </li></ul>
  5. 5. Plot <ul><li>Winner- stoned to death by tradition </li></ul>
  6. 6. Themes <ul><li>“ Question Tradition” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Just because your friends are doing it, doesn’t mean you should do it” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Literary Devices <ul><li>Symbol- old black box (shows customs) </li></ul><ul><li>Foreshadowing- boys gathering stones </li></ul><ul><li>Irony- setting peaceful, summer day </li></ul>

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