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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. Who is Josh?
2. What switch does Bex make?
3. Why does Cammie not notice Bex slipping into an empty seat at the table?
4. Where is the covert operations class supposed to meet?
5. What does the email the girls intercept reveal about Josh?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie find when she approaches the funnel cake stand?
2. What does Cammie question as she is riding with her suite mates in driver's education class and how does she get her answer?
3. What is the girls' mission that night for covert operations class?
4. 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?
5. What does the boy do who Cammie notices looking at her?
6. What does Cammie reveal herself to Josh and what happens?
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. What happens to cause Bex and Macey to fight and who steps in to break it up and to mete out punishment?
9. Where does Cammie go to school and what type of school is it?
10. Describe the first day of covert operations class.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You. (The subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
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