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?
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?
Most of the people involved with prom realize that Chris Hargensen is most likely going to try and do something at prom to ruin the event for everyone else, but no one says anything to her.
1. Discuss, in depth, the dynamics of a school's social atmosphere that might keep anyone from talking to Chris about her plans for the prom. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Discuss, in depth, who is more responsible for what happened in Chamberlain, Chris Hargensen or Carrie. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. Although Chris wants to specifically embarrass Carrie, Billy doesn't care who is standing under the buckets. Explain what you think motivates someone like Billy to do what he did. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
The principal of the school and Miss Desjardin resigned, but it isn't explained if they stayed in the town of Chamberlain. It appears that both of those educators felt in retrospect that they should have done something, or perhaps have foreseen that something had the potential of happening that night.
1. Do you think these two characters could have prevented what happened the night of the prom? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. There is considerable debate in society whether schools are responsible for some of the moral upbringing of children. Some say educators are there to educate and parents are responsible for children's morals. Others say schools should play a role in teaching children right from wrong. Discuss the two sides of this issue and your own opinion,
3. People often feel responsible for events around them when they have little power to change situations. Explain why you think people tend to do that and why it might impact their lives negatively to do so.
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