Who Is Scared To Change Tradition

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The theme for The Lottery is, being scared to change tradition because people are afraid of change and in change you don't know what will happen. In The Lottery, Mr.Warner is an old man who is against giving up the lottery in the small village. “Some places have already quit lotteries.” Mrs.Adams said. “Nothing but trouble in that,” old man Warner said. “Pack of young fools” ( Jackson 4). In this quote, Mr.Warner expresses his feelings toward getting rid of the lottery. Mr.Warner thinks that the lottery is what kept the happiness and prospering of the town over the years. People are scared to change or get rid of the community's tradition, it is what makes them happy. Mr.Warner being a traditional man believes that the lottery is good for the
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