Cards on the Table Topics for Discussion

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Is Mr. Shaitana's dinner party an ill-advised attempt to study the mind of a murderer? Discuss Shaitana's motivation for the party.

Do you believe Poirot could have prevented the murder? Why or why not?

Explain Poirot's motivation and reasons for paying close attention to the score cards from the bridge game. What do the score cards reveal?

Discuss Major Despard's character. Compare and contrast him with Rhoda Dawes. With Anne Meredith.

Why did Mrs. Lorrimer protect Miss Meredith? Explain with details from the text.

What specifically did Poirot do to evaluate Miss Meredith's character? Why was this important?

Discuss the detecting techniques of the four sleuths; cover how they each approach the murder and whether their intuitions were correct. Who actually solves the crime?

List the four suspects and detail the murders of their past that Shaitana knew about. Were they all true murders?

What gives Dr...

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