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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 when Liz reminds her of a project that is due on Wednesday?
2. What does Cammie have trouble doing with Bex?
3. Who harasses Anna?
4. What does Cammie tell Josh not to do?
5. What do the girls find using a body heat detector?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie decide to do about telling Josh the truth about herself?
2. What does Cammie hear from Liz after she escape the room where she is being held:?
3. What does Mr. Solomon explain to Cammie?
4. What happens when Josh sneaks up on Cammie and why does she overreact?
5. Why does Cammie think it a bad idea to join her classmates to go to town?
6. Why does Bex cover Cammie's mouth and what does Bex say they have to do and what is Cammie's response?
7. What happens for the first time for Cammie?
8. How does Cammie realize that Liz is upset with her for the way Cammie acted in the pharmacy?
9. Describe the interaction among Josh, Cammie, Dillon, and DeeDee at the hamburger joint.
10. Why do Bex, Liz and Macey decide to cover for Cammie at the career fair and how do they plan to do so?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book. Discuss the following:
1. Fully explain why you think I'd Tell You I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill You is titled as such. Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why or why not? Can you think of a better title? Why would you choose it?
2. How important is a title in influencing you to consider reading a book? Explain your answer.
3. Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Explain your answer.
4. Have you ever read a book that when you finished, you do not understand the relevance of the title? Does it discourage you from "trusting" that particular author again?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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