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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 explain about her behavior in the pharmacy?
2. What does Cammie see when she gets to her mother's office?
3. Who is decoding Josh's handwriting?
4. What does Cammie say she is using to leave Josh?
5. How does Cammie feel about the piece of paper she receives in class?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Josh sneaks up on Cammie and why does she overreact?
2. What does Mr. Solomon explain to Cammie?
3. Why does Bex cover Cammie's mouth and what does Bex say they have to do and what is Cammie's response?
4. Where does Josh take Cammie? Who is the first person they meet there?
5. What happens to Anna Fetterman in the pharmacy and who comes to her rescue?
6. What suddenly happens as Cammie is walking away from Josh and why is she angry?
7. Why is Liz in a panic as she rushes up to talk to her suitemates?
8. Why does Cammie suddenly leave the dance without telling Josh goodbye.
9. What happens for the first time for Cammie?
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
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 2
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading it? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in the book to discuss. Compare one character's response to how you think you would respond.
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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