Lamb to the Slaughter Writing Prompts
Objective • Write a paragraph (7-9 sentences) in response to one of the following prompts. • Be sure to structure your paragraph properly. • Topic Sentence • Quotes • Analysis • Transitions
Prompt #1 • Is Mrs. Maloney a psychopath or is she a normal woman driven to desperate measures?
Prompt #2 • Think about the title of the story. How does the title connect to the story? Who is the lamb? Based on your answer, what does this tell us about the main character?
Prompt #3 • What statement does the author seem to be making about man's capacity for violence?