Who Is Mary Maloney In Lamb To The Slaughter

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In the story Lamb to the Slaughter the character Mary Maloney, a good housewife is expecting her husband to return home from his job as a local policeman. When Mr Maloney returns home from work he was very down in the dumps, very moody and angry. He then told Mary that he was leaving her with no explanation of why he was leaving her. After hearing that Mr Maloney was leaving Mrs Maloney, she strikes him from behind with a frozen leg of lamb and with doing that instantly she has killed him.

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