Irony In Lamb Of The Slaughter

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The last similarity is irony. “The Lottery” is supposed to be a good thing for people, but the prize is anything but good; rather the “winner” ends up dying. In the “Lamb of the Slaughter” a lamb to the Slaughter usually refers the someone who is unaware they are about to be harmed, since lambs are innocent. They are unaware of what is to become of them, lambs are easily led to slaughter.
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