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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. For how long does Cammie sit on a bench?
2. Why does Cammie grab her cross necklace to complete Mr. Solomon's assignment?
3. Why does Cammie slip behind a tapestry downstairs?
4. What does Bex attach to Josh's Nike?
5. With what do Macey, Bex and Liz fill Cammie's purse for her "accidental" encounter with Josh?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Macey, Bex and Liz help Cammie prepare for her "mission Josh," and what does Cammie think about the process?
2. What does Cammie tell her mother about Mr. Solomon's knowledge about her dad and what does her mother say about it?
3. What do Liz and Cammie learn from the Dr. Pepper bottle that Josh had handled and why do they decide to go to his house that nigh?
4. What does Cammie question as she is riding with her suite mates in driver's education class and how does she get her answer?
5. What do Cammie, Bex and Liz go to Headmistress Morgan's office to ask about their suite and what is Morgan's reply?
6. What is the atmosphere like as Cammie arrives at the debriefing for the covert ops assignment and how does Mr. Solomon act when Cammie announces she has the soft drink bottle?
7. What does Cammie ask Macey concerning Josh and what is her reply?
8. How does Mr. Solomon upset Cammie? Why does Cammie choose not to mention it to her mother?
9. Why do the girls think Josh may be trying to find Cammie when the girls search through his trash?
10. What is the subject of covert operations class in their next meeting?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss one of the following:
1. Trace and analyze the theme of fitting into a social crowd in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You. Consider the following questions as you write: What characters are most concerned with fitting in? Why? What are some symbols of fitting in? Symbols of being an outsider? What characters seem to be outsiders to the group around them?
2. Trace and analyze the theme of secrets in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You. Which characters struggle with this issue? Why? Which characters have secrets? Why? How do secrets affect the characters?
3. Trace and analyze the theme of self-knowledge in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You. Consider Cammie's knowledge of herself from the first Chapter to what she knows by the end of the book. What about Macy? What other characters learn some deep truths about themselves? Is acquiring self-knowledge a part of being a teenager? Why?
Essay Topic 2
I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is one book in a series of novels involving Cammie. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer
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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