Is the short story the lottery hyperbole?

One would like to say so, but every attempt is made (in the story) to suggest a degradement from nobler past. The story is 'in similitude' to the story found in Exodus where t (MORE)

Why was she stoned for the winning of the lottery in the story?

Human sacrifice, which has other names, is essentially the thems of the story. the author, Shirley Jackson, claimed and she only discussed this one, she wrote the story to sug (MORE)