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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. How old was Mia's father when he got a learner's permit to drive?
2. From what illness did Mia's trombonist friend from band camp die?
3. Who does Gran say the thought the bird was on her walk when she visits Mia?
4. What novel did Gramps say students would be lucky to read with his son?
5. Why did Mia not like the service given by the pastor at Kerry's funeral?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Great-Aunt Glo's funeral described?
2. How would you compare Mia with her mother?
3. What questions does Mia ask herself while sitting in the corner of the ICU after her body has been rushed off to surgery at 10:40 p.m.?
4. How is the setting of Franklin Valley Conservatory described?
5. Who is Mr. Dunlap and what is his role in the novel?
6. What is the reason that Mia enters a medical crisis at 10:40 p.m.?
7. How old was Mia when she decided to quit playing cello? Why did she decide to quit?
8. What is the main emotion that Mia describes expressing after her discovery of Teddy's death?
9. Why did Mia once have an emotional fight with Adam about Kim?
10. Why does Brooke Vega come to the hospital?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Where does Mia's family live? How does Mia feel about her surroundings in her town? Where is her town in proximity to the major cities described in the narrative? How do you relate to this setting?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the motif of music in If I Stay. In what ways do the main characters of the story relate to music? How is music responsible for bringing Mia and Adam together? How is it responsible for the tensions later on in their relationship?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and discuss the character of Adam Wilde in If I Stay. How old is Adam? How did Adam meet Mia? How would you describe their relationship? What is revealed of Adam's character through his actions in the novel?
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