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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 knows the man they have subdued?
2. Why is Cammie late for Townsend's first class?
3. What do the girls find out Townsend did for an extended period of time?
4. Where does Mr. Baxter go when he veers off the main road?
5. Where does Mr. Baxter take the car when it is in the lake?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie think about doing as she is removing her skates and what does she decide?
2. What happens with the Baxters and Cammie when they leave the British headquarters and how and where does she meet up with her Aunt Abby?
3. What do the girls write up in their "Covert Operations Report?"
4. What do the girls find out from Townsend?
5. What happens with Cammie after she is taken away to be questioned?
6. What does Abby tell Rebecca and Cammie about Joe Solomon?
7. Where does the van go in which the Baxters have Cammie and what happens immediately after they get there?
8. What does Townsend do when the class starts, why does Cammie get upset and what does she do about it?
9. What does Rebecca tell their friends after dinner and what has them worried?
10. What do the girls see and do when they arrive at their dorm room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Only the Good Spy Young based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if Only the Good Spy Young is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider Only the Good Spy Young a successful novel? What about young teens?
Essay Topic 2
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of Only the Good Spy Young and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why Only the Good Spy Young is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Only the Good Spy Young, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in Only the Good Spy Young. (The subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?
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