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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. With what is Carrie splattered?
2. What does God say to Carrie?
3. Where does Carrie stop as she is walking through Chamberlain?
4. Where does Carrie go when Tommy is killed?
5. What does Carrie try on while her mother watches?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sheriff Doyle say about the night of the prom?
2. How did Billy Nolan use his friends with his plan for prom night?
3. What does Carrie do after she runs out of the prom?
4. What did Cora find out at the school and what does she want to know?
5. What had Chris and Billy done before the prom begins?
6. What do Billy and Chris do when the town is on fire and what happens when they do it?
7. What does Billy decide while waiting for the prom queen and king to be announced?
8. What happens when Carrie tries on her dress for the prom?
9. What is Margret doing while Carrie is at the prom?
10. What does Carrie do to the gas stations she passes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Often, authors will write about "what they know," and sometimes knowing a little about the author makes the books more interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Research and give a brief biographical sketch of Stephen King.
2. What in King's background may have helped King in writing CARRIE? What may have influenced the way he depicts various characters and scenes?
3. Do you think there is always some of the author's own life in his/her novels? Why or why not? Give examples.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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