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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 do the three girls go after greeting Liz?
2. What do Cammie and Rebecca do when they join the Baxters and Cammie's aunt?
3. What does Rebecca notice when the girls arrive at their room?
4. What have Cammie and her friends found out in a a couple of weeks about what Solomon said to Cammie?
5. What is Townsend's initial plan for class on the second day?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Townsend look when he arrives at class the second day, what does he decide to do with the class and what changes his mind?
2. What does Townsend do when the class starts, why does Cammie get upset and what does she do about it?
3. Where does the van go in which the Baxters have Cammie and what happens immediately after they get there?
4. 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?
5. How do Cammie and the others feel when walking to their dorm and why?
6. What does the narratative in Chapter 15 say about Townsend and what do the girls do about him?
7. What does Cammie think about doing as she is removing her skates and what does she decide?
8. What is Cammie doing at the beginning of Chapter 1 and who does she unexpectedly see?
9. What is the conversation between Cammie and the person she unexpectedly meets?
10. What does Mr. Baxter do on the final leg of the journey to the Gallagher Academy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Only the Good Spy Young is one book in a series of novels involving Cammie. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Only the Good Spy Young help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Only the Good Spy Young? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in Only the Good Spy Young to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. Who is/are the protagonists of the story and why?
2. Who is/are the antagonists of the story and why?
3. Which 3 secondary characters have the greatest impact on the plot?
4. Are any of the characters dispensable and which ones? Why or why not?
5. Do you think this is a character-driven plot or an action-driven plot? Explain.
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