The Lottery

by: Shirley Jackson

Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

1 of 5
What is Jackson’s attitude toward tradition?

2 of 5
The story focuses on what element of persecution?

3 of 5
What aspects of the lottery ritual give it the appearance of purpose?

4 of 5
What aspect of the lottery has recently changed?

5 of 5
According to the villagers’ adage about the lottery, what can be expected after the stoning?