The Lottery and Other Stories

Questions: The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

5.a) What is the first point in the story at which you sense something is not quite right? What specifically generates that feeling?

b) Make a list of clues that foreshadow the outcome of the lottery.

c) The writer makes an initial mention of stones - "Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets full of stones..." - but then not again untilthe end of the story. What might have been her purpose in doing this? How effective is this?

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