The Lottery Plot DiagramExpositionThe crowd in the small village has gathered for an annual lottery that takes place each year at the endof June. Every head of household is called to grab a slip of paper from the box in the center of the village square. Mr. Summers is in charge of the lottery.ConflictThe conflict arises when Tessie Hutchinson realizes her husband, Bill, is the center of the villagers’ attention. The slip of paper he took has something on it. Tessie begins to yell that it isn’t fair, and that Bill wasn’t given enough time to choose the paper he wanted by Mr. Summers.Rising ActionThe entire Hutchinson family, Bill, Tessie, Bill, Jr., 12-year-old Nancy, and toddler Little Davy, are called up to the box. Mr. Summers puts five slips of paper into the box, including the one Bill Hutchinson had been holding when he was chosen.ClimaxEach member of the Hutchinson family draws a slip of paper from the box. All of the papers are blank,except for Tessie’s, which has a black dot in pencil on it.