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Lamb to the Slaughter

Lamb to the Slaughter

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Mary Maloney, a homemaker, is content with her husband and her life until he tells her something terrible and implies that he is leaving her. Upset, she does the unthinkable. What will she do with her unusual murder weapon? Will she get away with her crime?

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These short stories have plenty of intrigue to keep students engaged and teachers can use them to teach literary devices including plot, characterization, foreshadowing, and irony.