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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. Where does Cammie suggest they can leave notes for each other?
2. What infuriates Cammie that Dillon suggests?
3. What does Josh give Cammie at the gazebo?
4. About what does Josh tell Cammie as they are walking?
5. Who arrives at the burger joint where Josh and Cammie go to eat?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens for the first time for Cammie?
2. What happens to Anna Fetterman in the pharmacy and who comes to her rescue?
3. Why does Cammie think it a bad idea to join her classmates to go to town?
4. Describe the interaction among Josh, Cammie, Dillon, and DeeDee at the hamburger joint.
5. What happens that makes Cammie realize how close she has become to Macey?
6. Why distressing news does Cammie learn from several of the teachers and what advice does Cammie give the teachers?
7. What does Cammie say as she walks away from Josh after acknowledging the truth to him?
8. How does Cammie realize that Liz is upset with her for the way Cammie acted in the pharmacy?
9. 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?
10. What happens when Josh sneaks up on Cammie and why does she overreact?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Josh does not sound proud when he admits he has lived here his whole life. Cammie is not proud of invading Josh's privacy, but she is not exactly ashamed either which is not surprising since her whole life has been that kind of contradiction.
1. Discuss reasons you think Josh might feel embarrassed by what he sees as the narrowness of his life. Use examples from your own life and I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You to support your answer.
2. Why do you think Cammie is feeling the way she does when she and her friends go into Josh's house? Use examples from your own life and I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You to support your answer.
3. In what ways do you see Cammie's life as full of contradictions? Use examples from your own life and I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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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