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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 does Headmistress Morgan tell Macey at Sunday night dinner?
2. What do the students have to learn about Professor Smith?
3. How is the girl who gets out of the limo dressed?
4. What does Cammie try to do as she is waiting for Josh to arrive?
5. What has Mr. Solomon called the latest session of the Covert Ops class?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie reveal herself to Josh and what happens?
2. How does Mr. Solomon demonstrate the dangers of covert operations to the class members?
3. How do the girls contrive to have car troubles by Josh's house and what do they do there?
4. What does Cammie think about for the next two weeks and how does she get an opportunity to encounter Josh again?
5. What happens to cause Bex and Macey to fight and who steps in to break it up and to mete out punishment?
6. What does Cammie question as she is riding with her suite mates in driver's education class and how does she get her answer?
7. What is the subject of covert operations class in their next meeting?
8. How does Joe Solomon calm Mascey down as she is racing back to tell her parents she does not want to stay at Gallagher's?
9. Describe the first day of covert operations class.
10. What do Cammie, Bex and Liz go to Headmistress Morgan's office to ask about their suite and what is Morgan's reply?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You a successful novel? What about young teens?
Essay Topic 2
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).
Essay Topic 3
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
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