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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 class does Cammie begin the next afternoon?
2. Why does Cammie slip behind a tapestry downstairs?
3. Who raises their hand when Mr. Solomon asks who wants to be a spy?
4. How does Cammie explain her presence by the video store?
5. What does Cammie notice that disturbs her?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the boy do who Cammie notices looking at her?
2. 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?
3. What does Josh do that dampens Bex's interest in him and how does Cammie slip up to indicate she has met him before?
4. Describe Cammie's encounter with Josh.
5. 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?
6. What required class for this year has Anna Fetterman nervous and what change is there for the class this year?
7. What happens to cause Bex and Macey to fight and who steps in to break it up and to mete out punishment?
8. How do the girls contrive to have car troubles by Josh's house and what do they do there?
9. How does Mr. Solomon demonstrate the dangers of covert operations to the class members?
10. What does Cammie ask Macey concerning Josh and what is her reply?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1. What is foreshadow? How many incidences of foreshadow are in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You? How does foreshadow contribute to a book's suspense?
2. Discuss an example of foreshadowing in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You including why you believe it is foreshadowing.
3. How do you think most people react to uncertainty in their lives? Use examples from I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You and your own live to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You belongs to the fantasy genre. Discuss the following:
1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to the fantasy genre.
2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre and two reasons it might be disadvantageous to label a text by genre.
3. What do you think is the difference between a fantasy and a historical novel or mystery?
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