In what way is the title "The Lottery" misleading? Why would the author want to trick the reader by having a misleading title?

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The title to this great short story is misleading because of the connotation that most readers are likely to have about the word "lottery." Generally speaking, people enter lotteries in order to obtain or win something desirable. It could be a physical prize of some kind, like a car or television, but often times the winner is given a lot of money. This is how a state lottery works. You buy a ticket in...

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