Meaning Of The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

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Lastly, The title of the ¨The Lottery¨ kinda brings the feeling that someone is going to win something. The story has a different idea of winning something as theirs mean death. The village idea of winning is actually being stoned. It takes awhile to fully understand that stoning and dying is what is going on but when you look at the evidence it is clear that is what is happening. As the villagers are gathering in the square ¨Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets full of stones, and the other boys soon followed his example, selecting the smoothest and roundest stones¨ (Jackson 391) preparing themselves for later that day. The villagers now knew who was going to die and started picking up rocks¨ Tessie Hutchinson was in the center
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