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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 learn the next day when she returns to her mother's office?
2. What does Josh do that was exactly what Cammie imagine it would be?
3. What might Cammie have noticed if she had looked back after walking away from Josh?
4. What happens when Josh sneaks up and covers Cammie's eyes the next night?
5. What does Mr. Solomon do in covert ops class the day that Cammie met him in her mother's office?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Cammie explain her lack of action in the pharmacy the night before?
2. What does Mr. Solomon explain to Cammie?
3. Why is Liz in a panic as she rushes up to talk to her suitemates?
4. Why are Bex, Macey and Cammie fearful when Buckingham calls Bex into this office and what is the reason?
5. Describe the interaction among Josh, Cammie, Dillon, and DeeDee at the hamburger joint.
6. What does Josh announce and why does Cammie have to protect him?
7. Why does Cammie think it a bad idea to join her classmates to go to town?
8. What happens when Cammie sees a strange look on Josh's face when she meets him for their movie date, and what does Cammie think to herself that she does not want to do?
9. What does Cammie decide to do about telling Josh the truth about herself?
10. What happens for the first time for Cammie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Cammie begins to wonder if every girl on a date is in deep cover. She also realizes that being a girl is trickier than being a spy. Cammie is fairly certain that she is not nobody when Josh asks for her number, but when she tells him she will be there again tomorrow, his indifferent claim that maybe he will see her around makes her self-conscious. When Cammie lies that Dad's job is not a family business, Josh tells her she is lucky to have free will as he shows her his family's pharmacy.
1. What do you think is meant by the statement: Cammie begins to wonder if every girl on a date is in deep cover. Do you think that could also be true for a boy on a date? Cammie begins to wonder if every girl on a date is in deep cover.
2. Discuss reasons Cammie might think being a normal girl is trickier than being a spy. Cammie begins to wonder if every girl on a date is in deep cover.
3. Discuss reasons Josh might have for feeling he has no free will about what he does with his life. Cammie begins to wonder if every girl on a date is in deep cover.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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