What are examples of conformity and rebellion in Jackson's "The Lottery" that I could use for research paper prompts and thesis statements?

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When the narrator describes the original props associated with the lottery, we learn that they've all been lost to time; however, there is a newer black box that has been used longer than the oldest person in town has been alive. Mr. Summers , the man who runs the lottery, often asks about building a new one that is less shabby and worn, "but no one liked to upset even as much tradition as was represented by the black box," and "every year the subject was allowed to fade off without anything's being done" about replacing it. This is a prime example of conformity. It's not like the box being used is the original box and carries some sacred meaning; further, it's not as though the actual box is crucial or important in some way. It isn't special—it's just a box. One would think, then, that it could be replaced fairly...

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