Prior to the ending, we are unable to deduce the significance of this, and instead interpret these behaviors as nervous excitement. The Lotteries has a theme of meaningless traditions can be harmful. In contrast to a meaningful symbolic act of evil in "The Lottery," Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" reinforces traditional ideas of the nature of evil in that the acts are senseless and lack any meaning whatsoever.
These three things help the reader to understand the characters better in Shirley Jackson's 'The Lottery'. Macmillan, Before long, an escaped convict, The Misfit, comes along and massacres the entire family.
With all the Misfit, he was the mystical criminal who acquired run into the family and wiped out them all as he assumed that these were in his way of escaping. Morning of June 27 stood clear and sunny.
I blame her selfish and lack of conscience when she blurts out "You're The Misfit! As discussed earlier, the grandmother has no problem with relativistic morality. These issues pertain to both the stories.