Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Carrie stop as she is walking through Chamberlain?
2. How does Carrie kill her mother?
3. What does Carrie's mother do?
4. Who is outside waiting for the prom to start?
5. What does Carrie do to the fire hydrants?
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?
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.
Carrie has killed almost an entire town for revenge.
1. How would you define revenge? How often do you think people are motivated by the desire for revenge? What do you think is the effect of holding such a desire for a long time without fulfillment?
2. Explain why Chris wants revenge and on whom. Do you think she is justified in seeking revenge? Is the taking of revenge ever justified? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. Explain why Carrie wants revenge and on whom. Do you think she is justified in seeking revenge? Is the taking of revenge ever justified? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
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