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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 the girls find out Townsend did for an extended period of time?
2. For what is Liz known among her friends?
3. To whom does Cammie say good-bye when they reach their destination?
4. What happens to Cammie when she and the Baxters arrive at their destination?
5. What does Rebecca notice when the girls arrive at their room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Cammie tell the others about Solomon, what do the girls insist is true and what else are the girls worried about?
2. What do the girls write up in their "Covert Operations Report?"
3. What does Townsend do when the class starts, why does Cammie get upset and what does she do about it?
4. How do Cammie and the others feel when walking to their dorm and why?
5. What happens with Cammie after she is taken away to be questioned?
6. What is different about the surroundings at dinner, who is missing, who is taking her place and what do the students do before they eat?
7. What does Cammie tell the British operative and what does he tell her?
8. How does Cammie end up with Joe Solomon, where does he take her and what is said to him there?
9. How does Cammie hear what the adults are saying in the kitchen and how do they find out she is listening?
10. What is the conversation between Cammie and the person she unexpectedly meets?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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