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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. How does Cammie feel about seeing Zach?
2. What does Cammie dream the night they got into the basement?
3. What does Rebecca think is the cause of Cammie's anxiety?
4. How do the girls get back to the surface?
5. Who accidentally sets off the security system?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the girls get Solomon's journal and why do they leave in such a rush?
2. What does Cammie do when she leaves the shed and what does she realize?
3. What does Solomon say to Cammie at the park and what does she say to him?
4. How do the girls disable the security system on the basement level?
5. Of what are Macey and Liz trying to convince Cammie about the sub-basement and what has Cammie anxious?
6. What does Zach tell the Gallagher girls about Blackthorne and who arrives when they are all talking?
7. How does Cammie get away from Zach's mother?
8. Where do Zach and Cammie go when they leave the target room and what happens right after Zach and Cammie retrieve the journal?
9. What is the late-night plan executed by Cammie and her three fellow operatives?
10. Where does Townsend take Cammie and her friends, why does he say they are going there and what does Cammie tell Rebecca?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
Discuss one of the following:
1. Trace and analyze the theme of growth in Only the Good Spy Young. Consider the following questions as you write: What characters are most concerned with growth? Why? What are some symbols of growth? Symbols of rigidity? What characters seem rigid?
2. Trace and analyze the theme of freedom in Only the Good Spy Young. Which characters struggle with this issue? Why? Which characters seem to possess freedom? Who feels trapped? Why?
3. Trace and analyze the theme of identity in Only the Good Spy Young. Who struggles with knowing who they are? Who seems to be confident in their identity? How is identity conveyed in Only the Good Spy Young?
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