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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 Sue Snell tell Sheriff Doyle?
2. What does Carrie do to the building?
3. What does Carrie sense?
4. How are most of the prom goers killed?
5. What does God say to Carrie?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Carrie tries on her dress for the prom?
2. What does Margret think she should have done with Carrie and what does she plan to do now?
3. How is Carrie feeling about being at the prom?
4. What did Cora find out at the school and what does she want to know?
5. What does Billy decide while waiting for the prom queen and king to be announced?
6. What does Margret tell Carrie about her conception and birth?
7. What does Carrie do to the building where the prom is being held?
8. What is Margret doing while Carrie is at the prom?
9. How does Carrie feel about her name being on the ballot and what happens during the vote for prom court?
10. What happens with Sue and the investigating committee?
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
The characters in CARRIE are a mixture of complex (or three dimensional) and flat (or stereotypes) Choose one of the following questions and write a well-developed, cohesive essay using examples from the text and your research or personal experience:
1. Write an in-depth character analysis of CARRIE. Include a physical description, personality traits, and what beliefs motivate her. Is this character round or flat? What do you like and dislike about this character? Why? Give specific examples.
2. Write an in-depth character analysis of Sue Snell. Include a physical description, personality traits, and what beliefs motivate him. Is this character round or flat? What do you like and dislike about this character? Why? Give specific examples.
3. Choose three other characters besides Carrie and Sue Snell and write about them in relationship to both Carrie and Sue Snell. Are they friendly or hostile to either main character? Explain with examples. What is their purpose(s) in the story?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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