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What event (of her time period) is Shirley Jackson mocking in "The Lottery"?

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I personally don't think Jackson is mocking anything. The Lottery was written shortly after WWII, and in my opinion questions the integrity of a people who can stand by and watch (or participate) in horrific atrocities without saying a word.


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