How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?

How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?

How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?

How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?

In addition to the exceptional answers above, Jackson’s “The Lottery” can be interpreted as a scapegoat story.  Scapegoating, of course, is at the heart of what the Nazis did, as well as Ukranians, Poles, etc.  Some 11 million Jews, gays, and Gypsies were destroyed during WWII.  These persecuted groups were, of course, scapegoats.  Hating and blaming minorities is common and far-reaching, as well as felt by otherwise “normal” individuals and groups.Of course, the Soviet Union under Stalin treated the same groups much the same way.  Scapegoating is common and far-reaching, too.
How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?
How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?
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How does theuse of irony in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson reflect World WarII ?
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