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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do the sprinklers come on?
2. What happens as Carrie walks by fire hydrants?
3. What does Doyle discover about one of his officers?
4. What does Margret say she should have done when Ralph had sex with her?
5. What does Margret hold while sitting in the living room?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Carrie feel while she is waiting for Tommy to pick her up for the prom? What does he tell her?
2. What happens with Carrie immediately after the prank by Billy and Chris?
3. Why does Carrie go into a church? What does she do immediately after leaving the church?
4. What does Cora Simard tell the commission?
5. Why does Carrie return to the prom?
6. What does Carrie do after she runs out of the prom?
7. What does Carrie do to the gas stations she passes?
8. What does Carrie do to the building where the prom is being held?
9. What had Chris and Billy done before the prom begins?
10. How did Billy Nolan use his friends with his plan for prom night?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the themes in this novel is about justice. Discuss the following:
1. Trace and analyze the theme of justice throughout the novel. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Carrie thinks she is obtaining justice by killing off the students at the prom. Was she wrong or correct? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. By the end of the novel, has justice been meted out to the guilty parties? Why or why not. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Carrie is so quick to assume that people are out to get her that she never realizes that the pig blood at the prom wasn't necessarily meant for her. Carrie has been so abused by the people that should have cared for her, or at least looked out for her, that she can't comprehend how to properly act with people in many respects.
1. Do you think Carrie's assumption about the blood was logical? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Given Carrie's home situation explain why you think she had such a difficult time at school with the other students. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. How much of Carrie's paranoia do you think was the result of her mother's influence and how much did she acquire at school? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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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