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Exposition To The Lottery By D.H. Lawrence

592 words - 2 pages

Exposition The black box and the tradition of the lottery were born a long time ago. It happened just months after big nuclear war and the centuries before this story took place. This war was so big and destructive that it was referred as The War. The War started in 2075 A.D. nobody can remember who started the war, but later it involved Russia, United States, Canada, China, Japan, France, England, Balkan and Middle East countries. It wiped out almost all human population, destroyed or poisoned majority of the land, and completely changed the look of the Earth. Majority of people who survived nuclear explosions, died in the first month. Radiation was extremely strong in some areas, such as Sevastopol, New York, San Francisco, Marcel, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Birmingham. In others it was significantly weaker. This story took place one of these areas. It happens in the small town called Churchill in southern California in 2434 A.D. or year two hundred fifty nine of survival. It was left almost unaffected by the radiation, but rain poisoned the land and the cities were all blown down by very strong winds. Some people died in the buildings, some were lifted up 300 meters and then they fell down. Some basements and bomb shelter, where people were hiding were covered by meters of the cement and steel, but some survived.There were only three hundred thousand out of four billion people were left on planet Earth. And even those were starving and dying because of food contaminated by the radiation. And even at the hardest moments there was no crime at all. People were poor, angry at their own lives, and trying to survive. There was no time for crime.In California, as well...

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