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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Mrs. Lorrimer trying to protect?
2. What is the name of the parlor maid?
3. Who apparently killed Mr. Craddock?
4. What does Poirot compliment Mrs. Lorrimer with?
5. What is the shocking revelation about the murder that Poirot has in Chapters 26 and 27?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the role of women in England in the mid-twentieth century when the women in the book are living their lives. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do they have? What freedoms did they have that 21st century women do not have?
Essay Topic 2
Miss Lorimer and Anne are two intriguing characters.
Part 1) What is their relationship? How do they co-exist, and how do they interact? What is similar about them and what is different?
Part 2) What are some events that Lorrimer had a direct influence upon? What are some events that Anne had a direct influence upon?
Part 3) Which character offers support to the group? Which one is stronger, and why?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Anne Meredith. What is her role in the story? What was the author trying to accomplish by creating Anne's character in the novel?
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