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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 do Cammie's friends say about Solomon in relation to her?
2. What do Rebecca's parents say to her demand?
3. What do the girls find out Townsend did for an extended period of time?
4. For what does Cammie tell the British operative she is angry?
5. What school does Zach attend?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie tell the British operative and what does he tell her?
2. What does Solomon say to Cammie at the park and what does she say to him?
3. What takes place the first night Cammie arrives back in school, what does Macey ask Rebecca and what do the girls reveal to Cammie? How does Cammie feel about what the girls say?
4. Of what are Macey and Liz trying to convince Cammie about the sub-basement and what has Cammie anxious?
5. How does the group get to Blackthorne and what are they told when they arrive there?
6. What does Cammie ask her mother about her father and how does her mother respond?
7. How do Zach and the girls get to the fence around Blackthorne and what does each operative do?
8. What is Cammie doing at the beginning of Chapter 1 and who does she unexpectedly see?
9. Where do Zach and Cammie go after they retrieve the journal and what do they see there?
10. What does Townsend tell the class about the Circle?
Essay Topic 1
Over the course of Only the Good Spy Young, Cammie grows as a person in both complexity and understanding. Only the Good Spy Young might be considered a slice of Cammie's larger story of his "coming of age." It might be said that Only the Good Spy Young is a "bildungsroman" of Cammie Morgan. Discuss the following:
1. Define Bildungsroman, or "Coming of Age," and give several examples from literature you have read.
2. Trace and analyze the character of Cammie as she changes from a more carefree, innocent girl to a wiser, young woman. What are the significant events that change Cammie?
3. After thoroughly analyzing Cammie's growth throughout Only the Good Spy Young, do you think Only the Good Spy Young could be considered Cammie's Coming of Age story? Why or why not?
4. Are there any other characters in Only the Good Spy Young who go through a Coming of Age experience? Who? Why do you think so?
Essay Topic 2
Characters are an important part of what makes Only the Good Spy Young interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Cammie. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Zach. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Joe Solomon. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of Cammie and Zach. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of Rachel and Zach's mother. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?
3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in Only the Good Spy Young help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.
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