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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 does Alex tell Cassie he grew up?
2. What does Will remember being in Chapter Twenty?
3. What best describes Cassie's demeanor while at Pine Ridge?
4. Where does Cassie go after she leaves Alex in Chapter Nineteen?
5. Who is Cassie left with at Alex's movie premiere?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Cassie at all to blame for her role in the abuse?
2. Is Ophelia a good friend to Cassie?
3. What most attracts Cassie to Alex?
4. Describe Cyrus.
5. Is Will looking after his own best interests by hiding Cassie?
6. Does Cassie lead Will on?
7. What is William's role in Chapter Nineteen?
8. Does Cassie make the right decision by giving the father of her child one more chance to prove that he has changed?
9. What does Cassie learn from Cyrus and Dorothea?
10. How does Alex and Cassie's relationship begin?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Cassie, Alex and Will have all experienced shame. Compare and contrast the shame, its cause and how it is dealt with among these three characters. Of the three, decide who has dealt with his/her feelings of shame most effectively and why.
Essay Topic 2
Cassie's amnesia allows her to view Alex from the perspective of someone who's never met him before, that is, until her memory returns. Yet she follows the same patterns of behavior as she did before and accepts her abuse until she realizes that he might hurt her unborn child.
1) Is Cassie destined to find herself in an abusive relationship due to her childhood?
2) What benefit does she gain from their relationship?
3) Will she be able to have a meaningful relationship with Will?
Support your answers with specific examples.
Essay Topic 3
Cassie tells the story with a surprising amount of sympathy towards her abuser.
1) Explain which character in Picture Perfect would give a most accurate description of the events? The least?
2) What other storytelling perspective (third person, journal entries) or character would give the most dramatically different rendition of events and why?
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