Read “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and answer the following questions;
1-List the stages in the process of the lottery. Then, identify passages explaining the reasons behind each step. How logical are these explinations?
2-What is the significance of the fact that the process has continued essentially unchanged for so many years? What does this fact suggest about the people in the town?
3-Do you see this story as an explanation of a brutal process carried out in one town, or do you see it as an universal statement about dangerous tendencies in modern society-or in human nature? Explain your reasoning.
Journal Entry: What do you think it would take to stop a process like this lottery? What would have to be done-and who would have to do it?