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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 Mr. Solomon discuss using pictures?
2. What kind of students does the school actually enroll?
3. What has Mr. Solomon called the latest session of the Covert Ops class?
4. Where does Cammie say she has been since the last time Josh saw her?
5. What drink bottle does Professor Smith toss in the trash?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Cammie's encounter with Josh.
2. What does Cammie think about for the next two weeks and how does she get an opportunity to encounter Josh again?
3. 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?
4. What happens to cause Bex and Macey to fight and who steps in to break it up and to mete out punishment?
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 is the girls' mission that night for covert operations class?
7. How do the girls contrive to have car troubles by Josh's house and what do they do there?
8. What does Cammie question as she is riding with her suite mates in driver's education class and how does she get her answer?
9. What does Cammie tell her mother about Mr. Solomon's knowledge about her dad and what does her mother say about it?
10. Describe the first day of covert operations class.
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
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
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.
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