Lamb to the Slaughter Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Mary tells the police detectives that she was doing what when Patrick arrived home from work?


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


What word from the story refers to a state of being desperate or wild with excitement, passion or fear?


“Lamb to the Slaughter” is included in what short story compilation?


What are the first thoughts that Mary thinks after killing her husband?

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