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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 are the last words that Anonymous writes in her diary?
2. Where does Anonymous begin to study to try to improve her grades?
3. Why does Anonymous refuse to speak to the social worker and therapist at the hospital at first?
4. How does Anonymous describe the psychiatric hospital?
5. Who does Anonymous say is coming to visit at the beginning of Part 6?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Anonymous react to being in the psychiatric hospital at first?
2. Do you think that whether or not Anonymous overdosed on purpose changes the message of the story?
3. What does the narrator think about doing after her parents become stricter in Part 5, and why is this important?
4. What do the other inmates try to force Anonymous to do, and why do you think she refuses?
5. What happens to the narrator at school as a result of the babysitting incident?
6. How do Anonymous's parents react to her being arrested?
7. Why do you think Anonymous doesn't want to tell her parents about her problems at school and with the "flashback?"
8. Why do you think that the narrator says that she's happy to be back on drugs at the beginning of Part 5?
9. What does Anonymous talk to Tim about at the beginning of Part 6, and how does Anonymous feel towards her brother afterward?
10. Why is Anonymous excited about leading her piano recital?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The editor of Go Ask Alice is named Beatrice Sparks. Using at least 3 reliable sources, describe her life and her role in preparing Go Ask Alice. There should be some focus on why she is a controversial figure.
Essay Topic 2
Give examples of foreshadowing in Go Ask Alice. How and why is foreshadowing used in the narrative?
Essay Topic 3
This book is supposedly the real diary of a teenage girl struggling with drug use. However, several critics claim that this cannot be true because the narrative seems too shaped, and the narrator seems too sophisticated. Do you agree or disagree with those critics? Explain in detail at least 3 reasons why or why not, giving examples from the text. If the story is fabricated, in whole or in part, describe whether you think that this lessens the impact of the story.
This section contains 800 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)