english 3 the lottery question - 1 They contribute to it because the setting is perfect for the story The author chose the common people because they

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1. They contribute to it because the setting is perfect for the story. The author chose the common people because they were not as educated and by them not being educated they fit in perfectly to the lottery because people that are educated typically do not do lotteries because it is what some people might call a poor man's game. If she were to have chosen people with a higher social class then the story would not have gone together as well as it did. The irony is it's a lottery so trying to show a modern approach to a town that was based back in the 1900 is kind of funny. 2. People believed that it was a traditional and if they sacrificed a person then they would have good harvest for the year. So the purpose of it was to try to have a sorta good luck for the year by doing curtain rituals. 3. It is important because the original purpose was to have a good harvest by carrying out this tradition. Much more formal and traditional because they talk about the song and rituals that were associated with it. They have given up some of the traditions because people are getting
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