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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 does Townsend say to Cammie's concerns about class?
2. What does Zach tell Cammie is the name of where they are going?
3. How does Rachel feel about what Townsend did?
4. What does Liz do to disable the laser security system?
5. What does Zach say about the security on the sub-levels?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the group get to Blackthorne and what are they told when they arrive there?
2. What happens when the girls return upstairs?
3. Where does Townsend take Cammie and her friends, why does he say they are going there and what does Cammie tell Rebecca?
4. How do Zach and the girls get to the fence around Blackthorne and what does each operative do?
5. What does Cammie find that is directed at her personally when she investigates what Joe said to her?
6. What does Zach tell the Gallagher girls about Blackthorne and who arrives when they are all talking?
7. How do the girls get Solomon's journal and why do they leave in such a rush?
8. 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?
9. What does Zach tell Cammie when he comes to her at night?
10. What do the girls realize when they look at the journal?
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
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
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.
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