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Agatha Christie

The Mousetrap

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1950

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Essay Topics

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How do characters construct their identities? What can the varying methods teach us about identity?

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What are some ways that trauma impacts the characters? How do characters respond to past trauma(s)?

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How does The Mousetrap employ and subvert the conventions of detective fiction?

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