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Carrie Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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?



Essay Topics

Choose one of the following to discuss. Be sure to include specific examples to illustrate the theme you are discussing. How do specific characters help illustrate the theme? Would this novel be different without the theme? How? Is the theme one that could be considered universal? Why or why not :

1. Trace and analyze the theme of violence in CARRIE. Use examples from the book to support your answer.

2. Trace and analyze the theme of abuse in CARRIE. Use examples from the book to support your answer.

3. Trace and analyze the theme of revenge in CARRIE. Use examples from the book to support your answer.

Carrie has killed almost an entire town for revenge.

1. How would you define revenge? How often do you think people are motivated by the desire for revenge? What do you think is the effect of holding such a desire for a long time without fulfillment?

2. Explain why Chris wants revenge and on whom. Do you think she is justified in seeking revenge? Is the taking of revenge ever justified? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

3. Explain why Carrie wants revenge and on whom. Do you think she is justified in seeking revenge? Is the taking of revenge ever justified? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

Often small actions, illegal, immoral or even moral can have serious repercussions.

1. Discuss how small illegal and/or immoral actions lead to serious consequences in the novel. Use examples from the book to support your answer.

2. Do you think after reading this book that schools should do more about peers bullying particular students who don't seem to fit into the social structure? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

3. Do you believe this book reflects "real" life in that sometimes a small action such as embarrassing a teenager or dropping pig's blood on two students, can lead to greater consequences? Discuss with examples.

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