"Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl

"Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl

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Storyboard Description

YeEt DaB oN eM!?!

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • I am going to have to break up with you. Sorry.
  • Rising Action
  • In this scene, Mary Maloney is waiting for here husband to come home from work. She has 2 drinks prepared fpr her and her husband.
  • Rising Action
  • Patrick Maloney is troubled when he gets home and he ends the relationship with his wife Mary.
  • Climax
  • Mary gets the Turkey from the basement and hits Patrick in the head with it out of anger.
  • Falling Action  and Conclusion
  • Mary goes to the storefront for an alibi to show where she was during the murder. 
  • The police search the house and can't find any murder weapon, but they notice a turkey is in the oven and Mary offers it to them for food. The same turkey which was used to kill Patrick.
  • The police exclaim that the murder weapon could be right under their noses when it actually is and they are eating it. Mary laughs in the background that they are actually right and she just got away from murder
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