Lamb to the Slaughter Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What member of the investigative team departs after the body has been carried out on a stretcher?


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


What overturns when Patrick falls to his death in “Lamb to the Slaughter”?


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 means a punishment imposed or incurred for a violation of law?

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