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Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

by Agatha Christie

Visions of America Quotes

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"To play the part she played – the perfectly natural, slight ridiculous American fond mother – an artist was needed. But there was an artist connected with the Armstrong family – Mrs. Armstrong's mother – Linda Arden, the actress…" (3.9.71)

What stereotypes does Linda Arden tap into to portray Mrs. Hubbard? What does her character say about Americans more generally in this book?

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