Theme Of Modernism In And Then There Were None

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Picked off one by one, ten indians soon became none. Ten people traveled to a mysterious island. None of them thought much of the invite and didn't expect the trip to take a wicked turn. The number of characters left on the island decreased as they were murdered one by one. They soon would figure out the murders were based off of the poem, "Ten Little Indians." The characters started going mad as they realized none of them would leave the island and that their deaths were drawing near. They realized that the murderer was one of them. The mystery of what character was the murderer is not revealed until the very end of the story. In Agatha Christie's, And Then There Were None, Agatha steps out of normality and uses forms of modernism. Her new way of writing draws readers in and keeps them questioning every character. In Agatha's book ten very different characters are invited to Indian Island. Little do the readers know that these characters all have one thing in common. Agatha shows off her new way of writing through inner monologues, themes of inner animals, and unreliable narrators. The novel uses inner…show more content…
And Then There Were None uses inner monologues to help express how the characters are really feeling inside. Themes of inner animals is used in this novel to show how the characters become more like animals after being stuck on the island and knowing they will soon die. Agatha uses the unreliable narrators in the story to create mystery. She makes it almost impossible for readers to figure out which character could be the murderer using modernism. In And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie harnesses modern day mysteries and makes many mysteries to be what they are today. In this novel modernism is used to create suspense and a sense of mystery. In this case, does it make or break the
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