The Lottery.

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  • The meeting in the square.

    The meeting in the square.
    Children started to meet in the square. They made a great pile of stones and it was located in one corner of the square.
  • Social life before the Lottery.

    Social life before the Lottery.
    Women and men arrived at the square to take part in the Lottery. Men were speaking about daily activities. They spoke about planting, taxes and things that were important for them. Women were wearing faded house dresses. And they exchange bits of gossip.
  • The arrival of the black wooden box.

    The arrival of the black wooden box.
    Mr. Summers and Mr. Graves started to conduct the Lottery. Mr. Summers arrived at the square carrying the black wooden box. Mr. Summers and Mr. Graves put the slips of paper in the box.
  • Tessie Hutchinson

    Tessie Hutchinson
    Mrs. Hutchinson arrived at the square. She was worried because she thought she was late for the most important event of the town.
  • The lottery.

    The lottery.
    The lottery started and Mr. Summers asked about the people who were not there. Someone else had to draw for the people who were not in the square.
  • Procedure.

    Mr. Summers gave the instructions. After that, he was reading the names of heads of families. The men had to take a paper out of the box.
  • The winner family.

    The winner family.
    All the slips of paper were opened. And Hutchinson was the person who took the paper with a black spot on it.
  • Tessie Hutchinson won the prize.

    All the Hutchinson's family members that were living in the house (not the daughters that were living with her husbands' family) took part in the final draw. But was Mrs. Hutchinson who drew the paper with a black spot on it.
  • The prize: the stoning.

    The prize: the stoning.
    The villagers started the stoning against Mrs. Hutchinson. Mrs. Delacroix and Old Man Warner invited the other people to pick stones up and hit Mrs. Hutchinson with them. And their goal was successful.