Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Liz concerned about concerning Cammie and Josh?
2. What does Mr. Solomon do in covert ops class the day that Cammie met him in her mother's office?
3. Why does Josh give Cammie some earrings?
4. What does Josh give Cammie at the gazebo?
5. Why does Cammie panic when she sees Josh at the gazebo?
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.
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?
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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