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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wrote the last written record of what happened on the island, as discovered by the investigators?
2. What has Emily lost?
3. What kind of animal is Vera said to resemble?
4. How did Mr. Morris die?
5. What does Blore say to do after locking the doors?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Emily after she writes in her diary?
2. What romantic notion inspires the author of the manuscript's method of confession?
3. How does Rogers ensure that nothing will happen to the figurines?
4. What are Lombard's instructions to Vera?
5. What does Armstrong say about Emily's strength?
6. Why does Lombard suspect Wargrave?
7. Describe Blore's appearance.
8. What evidence is there that Rogers slept in his room?
9. Why does Blore think that Emily might be guilty?
10. Why does Lombard believe that he will survive and Blore won't?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This novel has no clear "hero" or protagonist. Select two or three characters that you think best fill the role of "hero" and explain why. Explain why you think Christie decided to tell this tale without a heroic detective who "saves the day."
Essay Topic 2
Wargrave sees himself as the ultimate arbiter of justice. Describe his character. Does he feel guilt for his actions? Explain your answers using examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the role of women in the novel, specifically how are they seen by others. How do they both conform to and break free of conventional female stereotypes?
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