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Author: Shirley Jackson
Year Published: 1948
Type: Short Story
Perspective and Narrator:
"The Lottery" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator.
"The Lottery" is written in the past tense.
About the Title:
"The Lottery" refers to the story's climactic event, when the townspeople's fate of being stoned to death is decided by drawing lots.
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