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This test 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?
Essay Topic 1
Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. What type of plot do you think I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is? Explain your response.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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