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Essay | Lamb to the Slaughter, A Review

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Lamb to the Slaughter, A Review

Summary: Reviews Lamb to the Slaughter, a short story by Roald Dahl, author of James and the Giant Peach. Provides a short plot summary and analyzes themes and symbols.
Lamb to the slaughter by Roald Dahl is a good short story. It is about a woman called Mary who murders her husband called Patrick and then deceives a shop keeper by making out that her husband is still alive and then deceives the police by making them eat the murder weapon.

The way the setting is described in lamb to the slaughter is one reason it is a good short story. At the very start of the story the setting is described in great detail. Dahl describes the living room and uses phrases like `lamps alight' and `curtains drawn' that make this feel warm and cozy. Also he puts two of things like `two table lamps', `two tall glasses' and `two chairs' to make it sound that Mary and Patrick are very close. But then when Mary is waiting for Patrick to come...

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