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14 June, 22:23

Which of the following best explains why the villagers continue to hold the lottery?

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  1. 15 June, 00:06
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    the people continue to participate in the lottery because they always have. they are blindly following tradition for the sake of following a tradition.
  2. 15 June, 00:06
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    The correct answer is A) They believe the ritual sacrifice will bring the village good fortune.

    The other options of the question were B) the older villages force the tradition to continue. C) they heard the terrible things that have happened to those towns that have stopped holding lotteries.

    The statesmen that best explains why the villagers continue to hold the lottery is "They believe the ritual sacrifice will bring the village good fortune."

    Shirley Jackson is the author of the short story "The Lottery," written in 1948. This American author published the story in "The New Yorker," and from the beginning was well accepted. The story refers to the tradition in a village. They have a lottery to select an individual that must be stoned to keep the peace and prosperity of the community.
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