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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. Who stops Margret the first time she tries to kill Carrie?
3. What does Cora want to know?
4. What does Margret think is wrong with her a few weeks after having sex?
5. How have Chris and Billy arranged the buckets?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Carrie do after she runs out of the prom?
2. What does Carrie do to the building where the prom is being held?
3. Why does Carrie go into a church? What does she do immediately after leaving the church?
4. What is Margret doing while Carrie is at the prom?
5. How is Carrie feeling about being at the prom?
6. What did Cora find out at the school and what does she want to know?
7. What do Billy and Chris do when the town is on fire and what happens when they do it?
8. What does Carrie admit to her mother and what happens with the two of them?
9. What does Billy decide while waiting for the prom queen and king to be announced?
10. What occurs between Sue and Carrie as Carrie is dying?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Interesting characters contribute a great deal to the success of most novels. Discuss one of the following using specific examples from the text in your discussion:
1. Carrie is singly the most important and most visible character of all the characters. Discuss her most prominent character strengths and flaws and how they impact the other characters in the novel. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Define the term "character foil" and discuss which characters serve as a "foil" to Carrie's character. How do they do so? Why do they do so? How does having a foil to a character help define and make that character more complex? How does it do so in Carrie's case?
3. Discuss four secondary characters. What are their flaws and strengths? How do they contribute or detract from Carrie's efforts for a normal life? What is Carrie's opinion of each of the four characters? Does she like them? Tolerate them? Admire or despise them? Use specific examples from the text in your discussion.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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