Agatha Christie Rhetorical Analysis

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The story was about ten distinctively different group of people who were invited to a Mysterious mansion, on an island, outside of Devon. “It was rumored to be owned by either a millionaire or an actress” (Monkey notes 1). They were all invited by an unknown host, and soon, one by one, they start being murder. “They have each been invited but none are absolutely clear on the details of their stay” (Monkey notes 1). Soon, they discover that the killer must be one of the guest, but no one knows who it could be. “Since there is no one else on the island, then that means that the killer can only be one of them” (Bookrags 1). This all leads up to a shocking ending, which makes this book one of the best mystery books written. Agatha Christie emphasizes the use of different examples of figurative language, analysis of characters, symbolism, and other aspects of writing that add to the tone and mood of the story. Symbolism plays a great part in the story. Examples of symbolisms are everywhere in the story and help the story develop. Probably the most important symbolic effect that occurs is the placement of the Indian figurines. “The Indian china figures will be important in the plot” (Monkey notes 5). The Indian figurines represent each…show more content…
As one of the last survivors, Vera is highly intelligent. “A daring and resourceful young woman. I always thought she was a match for him and more” (Christie 261). She is feels guilty for what she did to Cyril. She purposely let the young boy swim out to sea, knowing he will not make it back. “Vera tries to deny it, but she cannot” ( Bookrags 3). By the end she I completely aware of the wrong that she did. She is eventually over-come by her conscious. “Secretarial holiday posts were much more difficult to get. And then the letter had come” (Christie 3). She was invited to the island to be a temporary secretary for the mysterious Mr.

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