Lamb to the Slaughter Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Where does Mary set her parcel from the store down when she enters her home?


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


Author Roald Dahl is perhaps best known for writing what children’s novel?


Mary is said to be the wife of what after killing her husband?


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

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