Lamb to the Slaughter Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does Mary take when she runs downstairs after rehearsing in her room?


Before Mary commits the crime of murder, she exhibits the qualities of what archetype or stereotype in the story?


How are Patrick’s legs described when Mary sees his body after returning from the store?


What literary style that applies to “Lamb to the Slaughter” refers to the use of the grotesque, morbid, or absurd for darkly comic purposes?


What word from the story refers to keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss?

Lamb to the Slaughter from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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