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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. Where is Rachel when school starts?
2. What does Cammie tell the British operative?
3. What does Rebecca demand of her parents in the beginning of Chapter 4?
4. What relationship is Rebecca to Cammie?
5. What do Rebecca's parents say to her demand?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Cammie and the others feel when walking to their dorm and why?
2. What makes Cammie feel uneasy and what happens shortly after her feeling that way?
3. What does Cammie think about doing as she is removing her skates and what does she decide?
4. How does Cammie hear what the adults are saying in the kitchen and how do they find out she is listening?
5. What does Townsend do when the class starts, why does Cammie get upset and what does she do about it?
6. What does Mr. Baxter do on the final leg of the journey to the Gallagher Academy?
7. What does Cammie tell the others about Solomon, what do the girls insist is true and what else are the girls worried about?
8. What do the girls write up in their "Covert Operations Report?"
9. What is the conversation between Cammie and the person she unexpectedly meets?
10. What have the girls found out about Townsend and what is their resolve?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 him in writing Only the Good Spy Young? 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.
Essay Topic 2
Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. What type of plot do you think Only the Good Spy Young is? Explain your response.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Only the Good Spy Young.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Only the Good Spy Young. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Only the Good Spy Young. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
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