"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson is a story of a unique town captured in a trap of always pursuing tradition, even when it isn't in their best interest. Jackson uses icons throughout the storyplot that relate with the overall theme. This helps the reader clearly understand her main note. Jackson uses preparing, tone and icons to convey a style to her audience. In so doing she creates significant connections to the theme using old man Warner and the dark box as examples. The setting..