Explain the possible allusions,irony or symbolism of some of these
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One possible allusion can be found in Old Man Warner's saying, "Used to be a saying about 'Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon." This allusion implies that the lottery is an age old tradition. As we later come to understand it is in fact a human sacrifice like those throughout history, made with the intent of currying the gods' favor for a good harvest.