Lamb to the Slaughter Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


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


Mary is told by the policemen that the weapon used to kill her husband was “most certainly a large piece of” what?


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


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

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