What are some examples of irony in this story? For example,why might the title,the lottery", or the opening description in paragraph one,be considered ironic?
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Answered by jill d #170087
The title of the story, The Lottery, alludes to a prize.... something worth winning, a lucky moment. This is ironic because the "prize" is a death sentence..... it's the last thing anyone in the town wants to be chosen for.