Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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. When the narrator returns to school, why doesn't she spend time with Beth?
2. Why was it easy for Sheila and and boyfriend to take advantage of Chris and Anonymous at the party?
3. What happens as a result of the narrator's parents' criticism?
4. Where does the narrator meet Chris?
5. How could the main character's relationship with her mother best be described?
Short Essay Questions
1. What Christmas carol lyric does Anonymous relate to at the end of Part 4, and why is this important?
2. How is the narrator influenced by peer pressure at the beginning of Part 5?
3. Why do you think that the narrator says that she's happy to be back on drugs at the beginning of Part 5?
4. Briefly describe the evolution of Anonymous and Richie's relationship in Part 3.
5. What does the narrator start to have visions of in Part 3, and why are these visions significant?
6. Why does Anonymous decide to move to San Francisco with Chris?
7. What role does Joel fill in Anonymous's life in Part 6?
8. What do Chris and Anonymous's parents think is the reason they decided to return home, and how do they react when they see them?
9. Describe Anonymous's experience in New York, and why you think it is important to the story.
10. What is the significance of Anonymous's relationship with Mr. Mellani?
Essay Topic 1
Most people have preconceptions about what drug users are like. What did you think drug users were like before you read Go Ask Alice? Has reading this story changed any of your assumptions?
Essay Topic 2
What is the central theme of Go Ask Alice? Give proof for your choice in the form of evidence from the text.
Essay Topic 3
The narrator describes her mother in two very different ways; sometimes as a loving parents, deserving of respect and admiration, and sometimes as extremely uncaring and frigid. Describe why you think the narrator feels this way about her mother, and what role this ambivalent relationship plays in the story.
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