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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 distracts Madame Dabney?
2. The boy teases Cammie about ____________.
3. What does Cammie find harder than being a spy?
4. What does Cammie enjoy about the Culture and Assimilation class?
5. How is the girl who gets out of the limo dressed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie question as she is riding with her suite mates in driver's education class and how does she get her answer?
2. What is the girls' mission that night for covert operations class?
3. Describe Cammie's encounter with Josh.
4. What does Cammie say about herself when Josh asks?
5. How does Cammie explain her lack of action in the pharmacy the night before?
6. What is the subject of covert operations class in their next meeting?
7. What is Cammie's technique for tailing Mr. Smith?
8. How do Macey, Bex and Liz help Cammie prepare for her "mission Josh," and what does Cammie think about the process?
9. What does Cammie decide to do about telling Josh the truth about herself?
10. What happens when Josh sneaks up on Cammie and why does she overreact?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of Cammie and Liz. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of Cammie and Josh. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?
3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.
Essay Topic 2
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading it? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in the book to discuss. Compare one character's response to how you think you would respond.
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following to discuss:
1. Choose two significant symbols and trace and analyze their appearance in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You. Are these universal symbols? Would they be understood in any culture? Are there other symbols that would portray the same idea? What are they? Why do you think Carter chooses the symbols he does?
2. Choose two important metaphors and trace and analyze their appearance in the novel. Are these universal metaphors? Would they be understood in any culture? Are there other metaphors that would portray the same idea? What are they? Why do you think Carter chooses the metaphors she does?
3. Discuss Carter's use (or lack ) of literary device (such as foreshadowing, clifthangers, deux ex machina, etc.), and how they add or detract from the story. Does Carter use too many or too little literary techniques? State which of the five major elements of fiction the literary device is related to (style, character, plot, setting, theme).
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