'Lamb To The Slaughter'

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Mary Malony, a pregnant wife, has everything ready to greet her husband when he gets home from work. "She glanced at the clock, but without anxiety". This quote shows Mary is watching the clock for her husband to get home but she does not suspect anything to be wrong. "Lamb To The Slaughter" is a linear story because it is explaining what happened in order from the time the husband got home, to when he was killed, all the way to the end. This story does not show flash-backs, flash-forwards or foreshadowing. The reader may find this story suspenseful. This short story affected me because I never realized just how dark someone could be to kill someone they loved even if they were done wrong. My impression of this story is that it is definitely
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