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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Josh note about Cammie?
2. Why does Anna Fetterman come in to the pharmacy?
3. Why is Cammie upset at Mr. Solomon?
4. What does Cammie give Josh before she leaves him?
5. Why does Cammie's mother ask her if she wants to go into town?
Essay Topic 1
I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is one book in a series of novels involving Cammie. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. Who is/are the protagonists of the story and why? 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. Who is/are the antagonists of the story and why?
3. Which 3 secondary characters have the greatest impact on the plot?
4. Are any of the characters dispensable and which ones? Why or why not?
5. Do you think this is a character-driven plot or an action-driven plot? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
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