BC: The End | Recommendation | Non-stop suspense Chills Edge of your seat Thinking Totally surprised in the end | 4.5 / 5
FC: Agatha Christie | Jonathan Hsieh
1: Characters | Justice Lawrence Wargrave | Vera Claythorne | Philip Lombard | Dr. Armstrong | Thomas Rogers | William Blore | Emily Brent | Anthony Marston | General Macarthur | Ethel Rogers
2: Major Charactors | Wargrave Retired court justice that is known for convincing juries to convict the criminal. He has been a "killer" his whole life. He killed insects for fun when he was younger and in order to "kill" people within the law, he became a judge. Because he is a judge he, is demanding, leading, and has a powerful presence. The whole time he is on the island, he acts like a leader, telling everyone what to do. But his "killer" intent still is in him, and we found out that he is the one behind all the murders because he wanted to bring justice to those that were freed of their crimes.
3: Vera A very insane women that has a past full of guilt. Since she"killed" someone indirectly, deep inside her are emotions that are always stirring. During the whole event, she is stressing over the fact that the poem of Ten Little Indian Boys match up with all the deaths of the people. However, even in her emotional state she is the last one to die. Oddly enough just like the poem she hangs herself because the guilt of her past eventually catches up to her and she goes overboard. | What everyone has in common is that they all once killed someone in some shape or form.
4: Direct Train Ride Indirect Wargrave He makes himself the leader of the group and all his actions continue to show his leadership Vera She is always emotional throughout the whole story | Christie introduces all of the characters when there are on their way to the island
5: Setting | Indian Island an island of England | Modern Built Mansion | Weather: There is a storm most of the story which shows the suspense. When the weather clears, the murderer is revealed
6: Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine. Nine little Indian boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were eight. Eight little Indian boys traveling to Devon; One said he'd stay and then there were seven. Seven little Indian boys chopping up sticks; One chopped himself in halves and then there were six. Six little Indian boys playing with a hive; A bumblebee stung one and then there were five. | Everyone's goes to Indian Island | Plot | Everyone gets comfortable until... | ... the recording. | Mr. U. N. Owen
7: Five little Indian boys going in for the law; One got in Chancery and then there were four. Four little Indian boys going out to sea; A red herring swallowed one and then there were three... | End of the book, the true murderer is revealed.
8: Poem | 1920s Art | Hubris | Boasting | The poem is an art form and the 1920s was a time where art was truly appreciated. The poem is a huge part of the story.
9: Karma | Gatsby | All the people killed someone before and got away with it. Now they are dieing one by one. Gatsby wanted to become this wealthy famous man to have Daisy's love, but his greed took over him/ | In the 1920s, being famous and well know meant to show off your riches and make sure people acknowledged you. In this book, Wargrave was so proud of his work and his whole scheme that he had to write everything out so someone would know about his "achievement"