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The Lottery

The Lottery

by Shirley Jackson

The Lottery: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Lottery? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. This is a story of an annual


Tradition
Folklore
Innovation
Graduation
Religious ceremony
Q. What replaced wood chips?


Straws
Coins
Bills
Paper
Twigs
Q. Much of life and wealth can be left to


Work
Chance
Education
Family
Genetics
Q. There is a line drawn between the social place of ____ and their emotional importance.


Families
Homes
Cars
Ceremonies
Parties
Q. Traditional _____ and ____ divisions are analyzed.


Social/gender
Male/female
Rich/poor
Smart/dumb
Pretty/ugly
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