The Vandemark Mummy Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Read The Cullender Papers, another mystery by Voigt. Compare and contrast the two protagonists, Althea Hall and Jean Wainwright.

2. Read a classic detective story by Edgar Allan Poe or Arthur Conan Doyle. Analyze the protagonist's use of logic and deduction. Are there any similarities to The Vandemark Mummy?

3. Investigate the life and works of the Greek poet Sappho. Write a report which explains why Althea was so interested in her work.

4. The Halls' separation has not been resolved by the end of the novel. Write another chapter which brings some kind of resolution to their problem.

Base the resolution upon what you know about the characters.

5. View and analyze several detective shows or mysteries on television. Note the crime and the clues which are shared with the viewer. What generalizations can you offer and support concerning types of crimes and use of logic and deduction in solving...

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