Unformatted text preview: Blackened and stained with what may be perhaps blood Man is a victim of his unexamined and hence unchanged traditions which engender in him flames otherwise banked, subdued. Until enough men are touched strongly enough by the horror of their ritualistic, irrational actions to reject the long-perverted ritual, to destroy the box completely—or to make, if necessary, a new one reflective of their own conditions and needs of life—man will never free himself from his primitive nature and is ultimately doomed. Jackson, Shirley. "'On the Morning of June 28, 1948, and 'The Lottery'." Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol 87. . Ed. Christopher Giroux. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1995. 225-229. Date 1968 #4...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUSC 173 taught by Professor Fairfield during the Spring '08 term at Northern Illinois University.
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- The Lottery