S: Mirror Crack'd
BC: Out flew the web and floated wide; The mirror crack'd from side to side; "The curse is come upon me," cried The Lady of Sharlott. - Alfred Tennyson | Georgina Risell
FC: Mirror Crack'd By Agatha Christie | The Mirror Crack'd By Agatha Christie
1: Characters | Miss Marple is the heroine of the novel and has a love for mysteries. | Miss Knight acts as Miss Marple's care taker. | Miss Jane Marple | Miss Knight | Miss Knight acts as Miss Marple's care taker.
2: Marina Gregg | Jason Rudd | Famous actress, Marina Gregg and director Jason Rudd move into the Gossington Hall to film a costume movie about Mary, queen of Scots and Elizabeth I . Their arrival brought excitement to the once quiet village of St. Mary Mead.
3: Heather Badcock is a kind young lady from the Development who suddenly dies after drinking a poisoned cocktail, supposedly intended for Marina. Mrs. Bantry- is a dear friend of Miss Marple, who was invited to the exclusive party Marina and Jason were having where Heather was murdered. | Heather Badcock | Mrs. Bantry | Heather Badock
4: Lola Brewster and Marina Gregg are old rivals who hate each other. | Ella Zielinsky is Jason Rudd's production assistant and under suspicion of Heather's murder. | Lola Brewster | Ella Zielinsky
5: Inspector Craddock | Along with Miss Marple, her nephew, Inspector Craddock investigates the murder of Heather Badcock. | Scotland Yard
6: The setting of the Mirror Crack'd takes place in the quiet village of St. Mary Mead. | Setting | St. Mary Mead
7: Revenge: Marina Gregg poisons Heather for killing her only child after infecting her when she was pregnant years ago. New v. Old: the change from Miss Marple's time to the Development. | Theme
8: Major Plot Events | Tampered Coffee | -After Heather Badcock was murdered two other characters were killed throughout the novel ( Ella died of a heart attack and the butler, Giuseppe was shot coming home from visiting an ill relative). -Marina began to receive threatening messages and her coffee was tampered with. -Miss Marple pieces together the puzzle, realizing Heather had infected Marina Gregg with German measles causing the loss of her only child who had developed brain damage from exposure.
9: I know what you did ... | Black mail | Affair/Betrayal | Deaths | -Ella tries to blackmail Marina Gregg because she is jealous that Jason always puts her first because Ella is the other woman Jason is seeing
10: Conflict | The conflict of the novel was Heather Badcock being mysterious murdered after sipping a poisoned cocktail. Miss Marple discovers that before this occurs, Heather brought up in conversation with Marina Gregg about her getting out of bed still sick with German measles and going to meet her in person. Marina Gregg realized this was the woman who infected her and caused her only child to develop a mental illness.Marina then plotted her revenge against Heather by poisoning her cocktail and making it look as though she was the intended victim. | Poisoned cocktail | Murder...
11: Historical Events | Competition and social status | Competition: -Tom and Gatsby wanting to get higher up on the social status. -The difference between new and old and how the time period is coming more modernized. Greed and revenge: -George taking his revenge by killed Gatsby. -Marina poisoning Heather's cocktail for killing her child. Forbidden loves: -Gatsby and Daisy (Daisy being married to Tom but loves Gatsby). -Jason married to Marina but is having an affair with Ella his production assistant. | Forbidden Love