The main characters are Mary Maloney and Patrick Maloney the setting is the Maloney household. mary Maloney is waiting for her husband to return from work.
You guys can have some lamb, you must be starving.
The rising action of this story is when Mary Maloney is upset because her husband broke up with her. She gets angry and kills him with a leg of lamb. She then attempts to make an alibi for herself by visiting a store. Mary then calls the police.
The climax occurred in the story when the police are searching the house and they say the weapon must have been heavy, meaning its probably still in the house.
The falling action is when the police eat the leg of lamb that the murder was commited with.