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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the only person that Poirot has not yet questioned by the end of Chapter 19?
2. How does Anne feel around Rhoda?
3. Who is Mrs. Lorrimer trying to protect?
4. Who does Anne go to have tea with in Chapter 18?
5. Where do Rhoda and Anne go in Chapter 17?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Shaitana. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Both Hercule Poirot and Superintendent Battle are important characters.
Part 1) Compare Poirot to the Superintendent Battle. How are these two characters similar and how are they different?
Part 2) What psychological purpose or insight does Poirot offer? Elaborate on this.
Part 3) Poirot offers to examine the past of the murder suspects. What is implied in this decision, and how does it reveal that the murder motive is connected to the past of the murderer and not the present circumstances alone?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Major Despard's character, comparing and contrasting him with Rhoda Dawes and with Anne Meredith.
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