Analysis Of And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie, author of And Then There Were None used characterization and internal and external conflicts to portray the theme that when a person has done wrong, there is no way to escape punishment. Christie creatively developed these elements in And Then There Were None to teach her readers this lesson. Christie’s creativity and success as a murder mystery writer is why she is still considered the “Queen of Mystery”. Agatha Christie was born September 15, 1890 as Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller in Torquay, England, a town on the coast of Devon. After her father died, Christie was brought up in an upper-middle class household by her single mother. Being the youngest of three she was by herself a lot of the time so she would create imaginary …show more content…
Christie disappeared in 1926 after her husband announced his affair with a young woman named Nancy Neele. When Christie was found, she was living in a Harrowgate hotel under the name ‘Mrs. Neele’, the name of Archibald’s mistress. In 1928, Christie and Archibald finally got divorced but she soon met her next husband Max Mallowan. Max was an archeologist so he travelled often and Christie usually travelled with him. She took multiple trips to Syria and Iraq with Max, which served as inspiration for several of her novels. Travelling was one of Agatha Christie’s favorite things to do, and she did it whenever she had the chance. It was normal for her to only return to England for holidays and spend most of her time travelling when her daughter Rosalind was in school. Other than travelling, another hobby she enjoyed was buying and selling houses. She would buy, redecorate, and resell houses and even though it was expensive, she thought it was fun (“Christie, Agatha” 176; Kunitz 280; “Agatha …show more content…
He cannot bear the thought that people are walking around and not receiving any punishment for whatever wrong they may have done. Eventually his need to kill and serve justice overwhelms him and he decides to take matters into his own hands. Wargrave remained static through all of the events of And Then There Were None. No matter what happens, he still gives off the same cold hearted and emotionless aura. He seems to be unphased by the what happens at the house however he is the one that planned out the murders so there was no reason for him to be affected by it. By the end of his experiment he did not really learn anything, it was just all fun and games for

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