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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 say she is using to leave Josh?
2. What do the girls find using a body heat detector?
3. What infuriates Cammie that Dillon suggests?
4. What does Cammie explain about her behavior in the pharmacy?
5. What does Cammie do before she escapes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Bex cover Cammie's mouth and what does Bex say they have to do and what is Cammie's response?
2. Why do Bex, Liz and Macey decide to cover for Cammie at the career fair and how do they plan to do so?
3. What suddenly happens as Cammie is walking away from Josh and why is she angry?
4. What does Josh give Cammie at the gazebo before she goes back to the school?
5. What papers does Mr. Solomon hand out and how does Cammie feel about it initially?
6. What happens to Anna Fetterman in the pharmacy and who comes to her rescue?
7. What does Mr. Solomon explain to Cammie?
8. What does Cammie decide to do about telling Josh the truth about herself?
9. What does Cammie say as she walks away from Josh after acknowledging the truth to him?
10. How does Cammie suggest she and Josh communicate and why does she suggest that?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of Cammie and Liz. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of Cammie and Josh. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?
3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.
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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