*Today we will try to watch a lot of Kenneth Brannagh’s Death on the Nile.
**I’ve posted a student sample for the final essay in the Readings menu tab.
Homework for Thursday: Coffeehouse #3: Questions about Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile (1937)
Answer your question and post to correct Category: Coffeehouse #3
**Note: if your question takes place near the end of the novel, please read ahead–see chapters indicated after question.
Directions: Post the answer to your question in Coffeehouse #3. Make sure to include your full name in the post. The answer should be about 100 words to get full credit. If your question can be answered simply, or in few words, then in order to expand your post (and get full credit) you may include the phrase “What this means is that…” or “This is important to the mystery because…”
Mohamed 1–Who is Tim Allerton, and what is his relationship with his mother like? Chapter 1, section 8
Jaheim 2–Who is Rosalie Robson, and what is her relationship with her mother like? Chapter 1, section 9
Eduardo 3–Describe Mrs. Otterbourne and her daughter Rosalie. Chapter 1, section 12
Nicolas 4–In the long argument between HP and Linnet in chapter 4, they discuss who is right and wrong: Simon, Jackie, and Linnet. What is HP’s conclusion to the ideas of guilt and choice?
Isiah 5–Explain what is meant by the sun and moon metaphor on page 88. Who tells this story and who is listening? Ch 5
Rubab 6–Who is Colonel Race, why is he on the boat beginning at Abu Simbel, and what is his relationship to Hercule Poirot like? Ch 11
Eddy 7–Why did Pennington attempt to roll a boulder onto Linnet at Abu Simbel? Ch 26
Victoria 8–Jackie shot Doyle, but why is it established that she could not have shot Linnet? Ch 13
Ashley 9–What did Rosalie Otterbourne throw into the water the night of the murders, and why? Ch 19
Jason 10–Who stole Linnet’s pearls, and who replaced them with fake pearls? Ch 21
Kayla 11–Who is found under her own bed, dead? How did she die? Why was she killed? Ch 23
Suzan 12–What was Salome Otterbourne about to reveal when she was shot? Ch 24
Aleks 13–Who is Mr. Ferguson really? And who does he want to marry? Ch 25
Justin 14-Who is Richetti? And who is he actually revealed to be in the end? Ch 7, Ch 28
Cameron 15–Who does Cornelia Robson marry at the end and why? Ch 28, Ch 31
Uriel 16–Who does Rosalie marry at the end? Why is this surprising? Ch 27
Kiara 17–How does the telegram that Linnet accidentally intercepted become the “vegetarian” clue that tells Race who the dangerous agitator is? Ch 28
Jordin 18–The nail polish seems a small detail, but it actually very important for the plan of deceiving the passengers about the Simon’s leg wound. Explain. Ch 29
Tommy 19–What happens to Jackie and Simon when they land at Shellal? Ch 31
Jeremy 20–It seems HP knew that Jackie had two pistols, why does he let her keep the second one? Ch 31
Maria 21–At the very end, Mr. Burnaby comments that “it doesn’t seem to have done her much good,” what is the “it” in this quote? Ch 31
Christopher 22–Who is least ethical character: Tim Allerton or Pennington? Ch 18, 26, 27