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The Lottery

The Lottery

by Shirley Jackson

The Lottery: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. This is a story of an annual -> Tradition
2. What replaced wood chips? -> Coins
3. Much of life and wealth can be left to -> Chance
4. There is a line drawn between the social place of ____ and their emotional importance. -> Families
5. Traditional _____ and ____ divisions are analyzed. -> Male/female

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