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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. What does Billy do about his friends and gloves?
2. What does Doyle discover about one of his officers?
3. How have Chris and Billy arranged the buckets?
4. What does Carrie believe after being splattered?
5. What happens to Chris and Billy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Carrie tries on her dress for the prom?
2. Why does Carrie go into a church? What does she do immediately after leaving the church?
3. What do Billy and Chris do when the town is on fire and what happens when they do it?
4. What did Cora find out at the school and what does she want to know?
5. What does Margret tell Carrie about her conception and birth?
6. What does Margret think she should have done with Carrie and what does she plan to do now?
7. How is Carrie feeling about being at the prom?
8. What does Carrie do to the building where the prom is being held?
9. Why does Carrie return to the prom?
10. What had Chris and Billy done before the prom begins?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Carrie is written with an epistolary structure.
1. After research, explain, with examples what is meant by the above statement.
2. How do you think the epistolary structure affected the flow, the tone and the plot structure of CARRIE? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. How do you think this story would have changed if it had been written in a non-epistolary way in which the events take place in a chronological, story form? Do you think this would improve or detract from the book? Why or why not?
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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