“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

After reading “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, please write an essay by answering these questions:
What Evidence in the story suggests that the lottery is a ritualistic ceremony? Explain the purpose of the lottery, and identify contemporary rituals that exhibit similar purposes.

Link: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1948/06/26/the-lottery

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