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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 Josh do that was exactly what Cammie imagine it would be?
2. What does Josh give Cammie at the gazebo?
3. Who arrives at the burger joint where Josh and Cammie go to eat?
4. What does Cammie think is a bad idea though her mom gives permission?
5. Who stares at Cammie from outside the pharmacy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens for the first time for Cammie?
2. Why does Bex cover Cammie's mouth and what does Bex say they have to do and what is Cammie's response?
3. How does Cammie suggest she and Josh communicate and why does she suggest that?
4. Why does Cammie think it a bad idea to join her classmates to go to town?
5. Why do Bex, Liz and Macey decide to cover for Cammie at the career fair and how do they plan to do so?
6. Why does Cammie suddenly leave the dance without telling Josh goodbye.
7. What does Mr. Solomon explain to Cammie?
8. Why distressing news does Cammie learn from several of the teachers and what advice does Cammie give the teachers?
9. How does Cammie realize that Liz is upset with her for the way Cammie acted in the pharmacy?
10. What does Cammie decide to do about telling Josh the truth about herself?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
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.
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