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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 surprise guest shows up at Anonymous's birthday party?
2. What does Anonymous's drug dealer in Oregon force her to do in exchange for drugs?
3. Who committed Anonymous to the hospital?
4. How do Anonymous's parents react when she tells them about what's been happening at school?
5. What happens to Anonymous that motivates her to tell her parents what has been going on at school?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Anonymous decide not to start a new diary at the end of Part 8?
2. What does Anonymous talk to Tim about at the beginning of Part 6, and how does Anonymous feel towards her brother afterward?
3. How is the narrator treated by her drug dealer in Oregon, and how does this affect her state of mind?
4. What happens to the narrator at school as a result of the babysitting incident?
5. What do the other inmates try to force Anonymous to do, and why do you think she refuses?
6. What does Anonymous give to her father for her birthday, and why do you think he is almost in tears when he receives that gift?
7. What does Anonymous decide to do when she finishes high school? Do you think that this is a realistic goal (why/why not)?
8. What role does Joel fill in Anonymous's life in Part 6?
9. How do Anonymous's parents react to her being arrested?
10. What purpose do you think Tom plays in the story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Some readers criticize Anonymous's parents for not doing enough to keep Anonymous away from drugs. What do you think her parents could have done differently? Do you think they could have completely prevented Anonymous from using drugs?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
This story takes place during the early 1970's, when the counterculture played an important role in the lives of many young people. Research and describe the counterculture of the early 1970's, and explain why you think the narrator is drawn to it.
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