Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Carrie embarrassed?
2. Where does Billy go?
3. Who does Chris call after leaving the decorating group?
4. How are Carrie's parents described?
5. Who is going to get an awful surprise at the prom?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Billy and Chris do when the town is on fire and what happens when they do it?
2. Why did Sue do what she did after the prom?
3. What occurs between Sue and Carrie as Carrie is dying?
4. What did Cora find out at the school and what does she want to know?
5. What does Chris do when she leaves the prom decorating party?
6. What is Margret doing while Carrie is at the prom?
7. What does Carrie admit to her mother and what happens with the two of them?
8. How does Sue feel about what she told Chris?
9. How did Billy Nolan use his friends with his plan for prom night?
10. What does Sue decide will make things right with Carrie?
Choose one of the following to discuss:
1. Compare/contrast Chris Hagensen to Billy Nolan.
2. Compare/contrast the relationship of Chris and Billy to that of Sue and Tommy.
3. Compare/contrast the type of "community" in which Carrie lives to your own.
Parents usually hope for the best but often make mistakes.
1. From what has been introduced in the early part of CARRIE, do you think Margret is a good mother? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Why do you think Margret's behavior might have pushed Carrie to do what she did? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. Discuss, in depth, this statement: Chris Hargensen's parents were partially responsible for what happened in Chamberlain. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Chris is angry at being barred from the prom. Carrie is angry because she feels so many of her peers make fun of her. Margret is angry because she didn't kill Carrie as a baby. Anger runs throughout this whole book.
1. Do you think the events would have occurred without anger? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. How do you think Carrie can go about "losing" her anger?
3. Is Carrie's anger justified? Understandable? What can she do to let go of the anger?
4. Can you use your advice about how Carrie can let go of her anger and apply it to any way your own anger is sparked? Why or why not?
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