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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 Cammie enjoy about the Culture and Assimilation class?
2. What class does Cammie begin the next afternoon?
3. How does Cammie explain her presence by the video store?
4. What about Cammie is considered cool at her school?
5. What makes the Senator's daughter feel outraged?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mr. Solomon upset Cammie? Why does Cammie choose not to mention it to her mother?
2. What do Cammie, Bex and Liz go to Headmistress Morgan's office to ask about their suite and what is Morgan's reply?
3. What does Cammie ask Macey concerning Josh and what is her reply?
4. What is the girls' mission that night for covert operations class?
5. Describe Cammie's encounter with Josh.
6. What do Cammie and Josh talk about while at the funnel cake stand?
7. Describe the first day of covert operations class.
8. 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?
9. What does Cammie's mother ask Bex and Cammie to do and what are they to ensure happens?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Often, authors will write about "what they know," and sometimes knowing a little about the author makes the books more interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Research and give a brief biographical sketch of Ally Carter.
2. What in Carter's background may have helped her in writing I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You? What may have influenced the way he depicts various characters and scenes?
3. Do you think there is always some of the author's own life in his/her novels? Why or why not? Give examples.
Carter's background may have helped her in writing I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You? What may have influenced the way he depicts various characters and scenes?
4. What does the term "author agenda" mean?
5. Name one idea/concept you think may have been a part of the Carter's agenda. Analyze that idea throughout the book and discuss Carter's probable agenda concerning that idea.
6. Do you think writers who have an agenda for writing should point it out in a preface? Why or why not?
7. How often do you think fiction is written with a clear agenda in mind by the author? Explain your answer with examples.
Essay Topic 2
Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book. Discuss the following:
1. Fully explain why you think I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is titled as such. Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why or why not? Can you think of a better title? Why would you choose it?
2. How important is a title in influencing you to consider reading a book? Explain your answer.
3. Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Explain your answer.
4. Have you ever read a book that when you finished, you do not understand the relevance of the title? Does it discourage you from "trusting" that particular author again?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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