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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. How does Cammie get away from Josh?
2. What is Cammie and Bex's mission?
3. What type of people are supposed to attend Gallagher Academy?
4. The note that the girls find in some trash is from ______________.
5. What does Mr. Mosckowitz do for a living?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie hear from Liz after she escape the room where she is being held:?
2. Describe the interaction among Josh, Cammie, Dillon, and DeeDee at the hamburger joint.
3. How does Mr. Solomon upset Cammie? Why does Cammie choose not to mention it to her mother?
4. What papers does Mr. Solomon hand out and how does Cammie feel about it initially?
5. What do Cammie and Josh talk about while at the funnel cake stand?
6. What does the boy do who Cammie notices looking at her?
7. What does Josh do that dampens Bex's interest in him and how does Cammie slip up to indicate she has met him before?
8. Why does Bex cover Cammie's mouth and what does Bex say they have to do and what is Cammie's response?
9. What do Macey and Cammie discuss concerning Josh as Cammie is leaving again to meet him in the evening?
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
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Cammie decides she will never trust her friends again when they eagerly turn to Macey for fashion advice. Cammie thinks about Josh and how he made her feel like just another girl. Cammie does not tell her friends about Josh because it is nice to have something only she knows in a place where everyone knows her story.
1. Discuss the dynamics of a new teenager trying to break into an established clique of friends. How might the new person feel? How could the girls who know each other help the new girl? Why might Cammie feel a bit jealous of Macey? Use examples from your own life and I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You to support your answer.
2. Discuss reasons why Cammie might enjoy feeling like a normal girl given her situation.
3. Discuss reasons why Cammie might want to keep the knowledge of Josh to herself.
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