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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE By: Agatha Christie. 10 Little Indians – Frank Green, 1869 Ten little soldier boys went out to dine; One choked his little self.

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1 AND THEN THERE WERE NONE By: Agatha Christie

2 10 Little Indians – Frank Green, 1869 Ten little soldier boys went out to dine; One choked his little self then there were Nine. Nine little soldier boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were Eight. Eight little soldier boys traveling in Devon; One said he’d stay there and then there were Seven. Seven little soldier boys chopping up sticks; One chopped himself in halves and then there were Six.

3 10 Little Indians – Frank Green, 1869 Six little soldier boys playing with a hive; A bumble bee stung one and then there were Five. Five little soldier boys going in for law; One got into Chancery and then there were Four. Four little soldier boys going out to sea; A red herring swallowed one and then there were Three. Three little soldier boys walking in the Zoo; A big bear hugged one and then there were Two.

4 10 Little Indians – Frank Green, 1869 Two little soldier boys sitting in the sun; One got frizzled up and then there was One. One little soldier boy left all alone; He went and hanged himself And then there were None.

5 Overview of Story "Ten..." Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U.N. Owen." "Nine..." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead. "Eight..." Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one... one by one they begin to die. "Seven..." Who among them is the killer and will any of them survive?

6 Characters  Anthony Marston  Young  Arrogant  Handsome  Rich  Athletic

7 Characters  Mrs. Ethel Rogers  The house servant  Wife of the Butler  A pale-faced, ghostlike woman (frail)

8 Characters  Mr. Thomas Rogers  The Butler  Caretaker on Indian Island  Married to Mrs. Rogers

9 Characters  General Macarthur  A retired World War I general  The oldest guest on Indian Island

10 Characters  Miss Emily Brent  Believes she is morally superior to everyone on the island  Inability to show compassion or understanding for others

11 Characters  Mr. Justice Wargrave  A retired judge, well known as a "hanging judge" for liberally awarding the death penalty in different murder cases  Very intelligent

12 Characters  Dr. Armstrong  Doctor (surgeon)  Has extensive medical knowledge  Successful as a doctor

13 Characters  Detective Blore  A retired police inspector (corrupt)  Now a private investigator  Acts boldly and often takes initiative

14 Characters  Philip Lombard  Mercenary Soldier in Africa  Mysterious and confident  Very cunning and chivalrous

15 Characters  Vera Claythorne  Former nursemaid  Thought she was coming to the island to work as a secretary  Very intelligent, but suffers from attacks of hysteria

16 Characters  You will break up into small groups  Brainstorm possible celebrities to play the character of: Anthony Marston Mrs. Rogers


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