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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. Who is the note at the end of Chapter 4 written to?
2. What word might Sean use to describe the human race?
3. What are the names of the two boys in the car in Chapter 5?
4. Where does Liz say that a girl has been attacked?
5. Under what condition does Liz claim she would have sex with Sean?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Liz uncomfortable around her stepfather? How is it shown that this affects her?
2. Why does Liz decide against having sex with Sean?
3. Why is the third person omniscient point of view helpful in the first chapter?
4. How is diction used in Chapter 1 to enhance the reading experience?
5. What are the contents of the memo at the end of Chapter 3?
6. What is the disparity in the definitions of love between the characters in the story?
7. What is significant about Liz's astrological reading?
8. At what point is the transition between the characters' thoughts most intense? Why?
9. Why does Liz end up going to the dance with Rod?
10. What is Sean's main problem in Chapter 5?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the protagonist and antagonist in the story. How does the antagonist create conflict? How does the protagonist attempt to solve conflict?
Essay Topic 2
What transitions are present in the story? Why are transitions necessary? How can the reader tell that a transition is in place?
Essay Topic 3
What role does peer pressure play in the novel? what message about peer pressure does the author wish to send? How do the characters cope with peer pressure? Do you think the author meant for the characters to serve as a model for peer pressure and the ideal way for teens to deal with it? Why or why not?
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