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Essay heading: "The Lottery" and Religion
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Religion has had a reputation of changing the doctrine to for political reasons, practicality, and relevance to the modern world for ages. Catholic monks have gone from praying five to seven times a day to having service only twice a week in some circles. This is because the services took all day and it was not a convenient lifestyle for the parishioners...
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This is because the services took all day and it was not a convenient lifestyle for the parishioners. Another example of this in Jackson's work is the chant that Mr. Summers performs before the lottery. The chant had originally been said to be sung standing a certain way, or by walking around the townsfolk but the tradition had died and the meaning had been lost but the villagers did not seem to care...
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