| Quote #4
"Have you ever been in America, Mademoiselle?"
Greta Ohlsson, the Swedish woman, offers a positive vision of America.
| Quote #5
"I don't as a rule like Americans – haven't any use for 'em –"
MacQueen and Colonel Arbuthnot have conflicting views about the other's culture.
| Quote #6
"It is true that America is the country of progress," agreed Poirot. "There is much that I admire about Americans. Only – I am perhaps old-fashioned – but me, I find the American woman less charming than my own countrywomen. The French or Belgian girl, coquettish, charming – I think there is no one to touch her." (2.15.20)
Poirot admits to admiring America. What does he mean by "progress"?