Lamb To The Slaughter By Roald Dahl

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Lamb to the Slaughter is a short story by Roald Dahl. The story starts off with Mary waiting for her husband. When her husband comes home he is sad to tell her wife something and proceeds to tell her. Mary is denies it at first but accepts it, she begins to fill up with rage. She gets a frozen leg of lamb and kills her husband. What her husband told her sparked something inside of her and that was rage. It motivated her to kill her husband that she loved. Rage is one of the controlling characteristic of Mary. a hint of here breaking apart is when her loving husband told her bad news. Since she loved him so much “Her first instinct was not to believe any of it, to reject all of it.” (Dahl 319) From the heartbreaking news she told him she going

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