What effect does the setting of The Lottery have on the impact of that story's events on readers?

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the setting makes it seem nice and peaceful because it is a small town, and you don't expect something like "The Lottery" to take place there.
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Impacts on the reader?

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How does the setting affect the story's characters?

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How can a setting contribute to a story's meaning?

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