Traditions in A Moment BEfore the Gun Went Off a
Traditions in "A Moment BEfore the Gun Went Off" and "The Lottery"
In the stories "A Moment before The Gun Went Off" and "The Lottery,"
there is the situation in which a group of people cling to traditions very
blindly. In both stories the traditions are so dug into the people\'s way of life
that questioning them is considered sacrilege within these communities.
Furthermore, the members of the community no longer even remember why the
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