“Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl

Let’s start with some classics. 

Here is the link to the story:
http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/lamb.html

Please, choose your role (don’t forget to put it in our schedule) and get ready to discuss this short story.

You are welcome to post any questions, your vocabulary lists or any comments below.

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  1. Chat:

    19:13:11 From Diana Yarmolinska : needlework
    19:13:29 From Diana Yarmolinska : sewing
    19:20:02 From Diana Yarmolinska : Her skin–for this was her sixth month with child–had acquired a wonderful translucent quality, the mouth was soft, and the eyes, with their new placid look, seemed larger darker than before.
    19:28:26 From Diana Yarmolinska : http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/
    19:33:07 From Diana Yarmolinska : alibi
    19:34:09 From Diana Yarmolinska : death penalty
    19:34:48 From Diana Yarmolinska : It was extraordinary, now, how clear her mind became all of a sudden. She began thinking very fast. As the wife of a detective, she knew quite well what the penalty would be. That was fine. It made no difference to her. In fact, it would be a relief. On the other hand, what about the child? What were the laws about murderers with unborn children? Did they kill then both-mother and child? Or did they wait until the tenth month? What did they do?

    19:37:50 From Diana Yarmolinska : a spur of a moment
    19:38:50 From Diana Yarmolinska : rehearse
    19:39:09 From Diana Yarmolinska : rehearsal
    19:41:06 From Diana Yarmolinska : She put the parcel down on the table and went through into the living room; and when she saw him lying there on the floor with his legs doubled up and one arm twisted back underneath his body, it really was rather a shock. All the old love and longing for him welled up inside her, and she ran over to him, knelt down beside him, and began to cry her heart out. It was easy. No acting was necessary. A few minutes later sh
    19:43:48 From Diana Yarmolinska : to kneel
    19:53:07 From Vasanth : t
    19:58:20 From Diana Yarmolinska : intent (adj)
    19:58:51 From Diana Yarmolinska : bewildered
    19:59:11 From Diana Yarmolinska : dazed
    19:59:15 From Vasanth : tranquil transculent gravel tidied lops blissful blunt premises weary, trifle, exasperated
    20:02:01 From Diana Yarmolinska : tidy
    20:06:15 From Diana Yarmolinska : frantic
    20:06:43 From Diana Yarmolinska : precinct

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