The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax Topics for Discussion

Dorothy Gilman
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Describe Emily Pollifax. How does she come to be associated with the CIA? What are her strengths in this role as a spy? What are her weaknesses? Why does she survive? What is the change of attitude she exhibits upon her return home?

Who is Johnny Farrell? How does he come to be involved in Mrs. Pollifax's situation? What kind of person is he? What are his strengths? His weaknesses? Is he a believable character? Support your answers.

Describe Mrs. Pollifax's attitude during her time in captivity. What happens to gain her the sympathy of some of the captors? What do her captors think of her?

Who is Mr. Carstairs? How does he come to be involved with Mrs. Pollifax? Who is Dr. Lee Tsung Howell? How does he become involved with Mrs. Pollifax? How does he initially mislead her? What is his fate...

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