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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 manages to control the glass wall's systems?
2. How do the girls get back to the surface?
3. What does Cammie decide the Blackthorne school used to be?
4. What does Cammie yell at Solomon?
5. Of what do Macey and Liz try to convince Cammie?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Cammie get away from Zach's mother?
2. How does Cammie figure out what Solomon said after talking to Mr. Smith?
3. What is it like in the van on the ride back to the school and what do the girls talk about when they get back to the school?
4. How do the girls get Solomon's journal and why do they leave in such a rush?
5. What does Cammie do when she leaves the shed and what does she realize?
6. How does Cammie get to a secret meeting as the result of the message to her?
7. What does Zach tell Cammie in the square?
8. How does the group get to Blackthorne and what are they told when they arrive there?
9. Of what are Macey and Liz trying to convince Cammie about the sub-basement and what has Cammie anxious?
10. How does Cammie get into a conversation with Mr. Smith and what does he tell her?
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
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?
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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