Lamb To The Slaughter

Lamb To The Slaughter

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  • Introduction  - We are introduced to the main character, Mary Maloney. We are also introduced to her husband Patrick. Patrick is acting strange.
  • Sit down!
  • But you must eat
  • Inciting Force - Mary's husband Patrick says he is going to leave her and Mary gets upset. 
  • So there it is. And I know it's kind of a bad time to be telling you , but there is wan't any other way. Of course I'll give you money and see you're looked after. But there needn't really be any fuss.
  • For God's sake. Don't make supper for me. I'm going out.
  • Rising Action - Patrick doesn't seem to be sad that he hurt Mary's feelings. This makes Mary sad and angry.
  • All right. So I've killed him. 
  • Climax- Mary hits the back of Patrick's with a leg of lamb.
  • ..acted quite normal..very cheerful..wanted to give him a good supper..impossible that she
  • Falling Action - The police ask the grocer and eventually confirm that she is not the murderer. 
  • Probably right under our noses. What you think, Jack?
  • Conclusion - The policemen end up eating the weapon that was used to kill which means that Mary escapes
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