The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

The lottery keluaran macau is a form of gambling that involves the drawing of numbers at random for a prize. Some governments outlaw lotteries, while others endorse them to the extent of organizing a state or national lottery. In addition to being a form of gambling, lotteries are often used as a way to raise funds for public projects. For example, people may pay for the chance to win a seat on a subsidized housing block or for kindergarten placements at a reputable public school. In addition, financial lotteries offer prizes such as a lump sum of money or property that is awarded to the winner at random through a process such as a drawing.

In the short story The Lottery, author Shirley Jackson develops the theme of blindly following tradition. She uses the story to show grotesque prejudice hidden in ordinary life. The characters in the story represent different aspects of human nature. Mrs. Hutchinson, for instance, exemplifies the evil nature of humans. Her appearance seems friendly, but she ultimately succumbs to the act of the lottery.

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