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Essay heading: "The Lottery" Overview
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The men, particularly Old Man Warner who is drawing for the 77th time, accept the meaningless ritual, and will not hear of questioning its reason or its propriety. When Mr. Adams, whose name suggests some power to originate, tells old Warner that a nearby village is thinking of giving up the lottery, Warner's reply is "Pack of crazy fools...
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But others in the crowd lament how quickly the years go by, and that it seems as if last year's lottery has just been held. Clearly, opinion within the community is divided as to the usefulness and the efficacy--not to mention the humanity--of this lottery. Yet when Tessie Hutchinson complains after her husband Bill has drawn the marked slip of paper, it is Bill who tells her to shut up...
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