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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. Who does Anonymous get to know right before she leaves Oregon?
2. What does Anonymous decide she's going to do after she graduates from high school?
3. What happens to Anonymous that motivates her to tell her parents what has been going on at school?
4. What did Anonymous's friend sneak her while handing out tests in class?
5. What does Anonymous's father warn her about regarding Joel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to the narrator at school as a result of the babysitting incident?
2. Who is Babbie, and what is notable about her?
3. Why does Anonymous think that she's unworthy of the love and support of Joel and her family? Do you think she's right?
4. What is significant about Anonymous's friendship with Fawn?
5. What does Anonymous have repeated visions of in Part 6, and what do you think these visions signify?
6. Why do you think that the narrator says that she's happy to be back on drugs at the beginning of Part 5?
7. How do Anonymous's parents react to her being arrested?
8. Why do you think that Anonymous is still troubled, even though she has Joel to comfort and support her?
9. Describe Anonymous's experience in New York, and why you think it is important to the story.
10. Do you think that whether or not Anonymous overdosed on purpose changes the message of the story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the narrator's state of mind at the beginning of the story. What kinds of traits make her vulnerable to drug abuse? What purposes do they serve for her?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Go Ask Alice contains many themes that some parents may find offensive, making them reluctant to allow their children to read it. Write a persuasive essay explaining why you think Go Ask Alice should (or shouldn't) be taught to high school students.
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