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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 Carrie do when people around her start burning?
2. How does Carrie begin killing people in the building?
3. Who does Billy want crowned?
4. What does Carrie believe after being splattered?
5. What are Billy and Chris doing when they are awakened?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sheriff Doyle say about the night of the prom?
2. How is Carrie feeling about being at the prom?
3. What does Margret think she should have done with Carrie and what does she plan to do now?
4. What does Carrie do after she runs out of the prom?
5. Why does Carrie return to the prom?
6. What happens when Carrie tries on her dress for the prom?
7. What occurs between Sue and Carrie as Carrie is dying?
8. What does Cora Simard tell the commission?
9. How does Carrie feel while she is waiting for Tommy to pick her up for the prom? What does he tell her?
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
Choose one of the following to discuss. Be sure to include specific examples to illustrate the theme you are discussing. How do specific characters help illustrate the theme? Would this novel be different without the theme? How? Is the theme one that could be considered universal? Why or why not :
1. Trace and analyze the theme of violence in CARRIE. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Trace and analyze the theme of abuse in CARRIE. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. Trace and analyze the theme of revenge in CARRIE. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
The principal of the school and Miss Desjardin resigned, but it isn't explained if they stayed in the town of Chamberlain. It appears that both of those educators felt in retrospect that they should have done something, or perhaps have foreseen that something had the potential of happening that night.
1. Do you think these two characters could have prevented what happened the night of the prom? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. There is considerable debate in society whether schools are responsible for some of the moral upbringing of children. Some say educators are there to educate and parents are responsible for children's morals. Others say schools should play a role in teaching children right from wrong. Discuss the two sides of this issue and your own opinion,
3. People often feel responsible for events around them when they have little power to change situations. Explain why you think people tend to do that and why it might impact their lives negatively to do so.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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