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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Sheriff Doyle when everything starts with Carrie?
2. What does God say to Carrie?
3. What does Carrie state about every woman?
4. How are most of the prom goers killed?
5. What does Carrie do to Billy's car?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Change is inevitable, growth is optional. The change in the characters in this book are drastic from the status quo at the beginning of the book to the end.
1. What are some of the ways in which Carrie changed during the course of this book? Did she grow from the change? What did she learn from it? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. What are some of the changes that occurred in Sue Snell in the course of the story? How did she grow from the circumstances? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. Choose two characters in the book and compare and contrast the change in them through the course of the story and how they did or did not grow.
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