Lamb To The Slaughter Short Story

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Pages: 1

There are a lot of similarities and differences between the stories “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Dahl and “A Jury of Her Peers” by Susan Glaspell. For example, the plot line for both stories are the same. In both stories a wife goes crazy and murders her husband over something the husband said/did, and upon further investigation no evidence is found by the cops to convict the new widow of the murder. However, there are also differences in the way the stories played out. Some examples include the murder weapons in both stories are different, why the cops couldn’t find any evidence, and how the stories ended. The murder weapon in Dalh’s story was a Lamb leg while in Susan’s story the wife strangled her husband. As for why the cops couldn’t find