Untitled document - Zeke Kinley The characters in The Lottery demonstrates that being in a group can cause a person to do the wrong thing in the name of

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Zeke Kinley 9/26/19 The characters in The Lottery demonstrates that being in a group can cause a person to do the wrong thing in the name of tradition. The villagers as a group are so committed in being in the lottery because Old Man Warner wants the tradition to stay and doesn’t want it to stop. Some places have quit lotteries and Old Man Warner wants this place to keep it. Be a good sport Tessie Mrs.Delacroix called Mrs.
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Unformatted text preview: Graves said all of us took the same chance. They all went through it and Tessie doesn’t want to do it because she knows she will die. If the villagers acted on their own they wouldn't do this tradition. Tessie got picked from The Lottery and doesn’t want to do it because she knows the consequence that will happen to her....
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