Comparing The Novel And And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie

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On August 9th of 2014, Michael Brown died by the gun of a Ferguson, MI police officer. Eric Garner, a black man from Long Island with some record, also died at the hands of a police officer. These deaths caused protests across the nation for the treatment of Black- Americans, but one man decided to take the law into his own hands. Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two police officers sitting in their car, as revenge for Garner and Brown. The novel, And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie, tells the mystery of ten house guests invited to Indian Island, all concealing murderous secrets. However, the guests begin mysteriously dying, until they realize they are purposely being targeted for the injustices they have committed. Though the killings and novel both have their differences, similarities can be drawn between the two. Because of their underlying themes of revenge and randomness, And Then There Were None, and the police shooting in NYC have many similarities.…show more content…
In And Then There Were None, the house guests begin to receive “justice” for the people whose death they caused. One could say revenged is served. The anonymous Mr. U.N Owen takes evenhandedness for their wrongdoings in his/her own hands. The lunatic/mastermind/murderer plays G-d, killing the killers for the killed. The same can be said for Mr Brinsley. After the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown by police officers, he as well decided to undertake the law. Though not murdering anonymously- he shared via Instagram his dislike for the police and his plan for killing them- he did kill on account of revenge. Both the murderers tried to play G-d, killing for others, taking an eye for an

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