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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 did Hannah want to borrow from Tony?
2. What is one reason Clay is late to school for the first time in his life?
3. Where is Hannah when Justin and Jessica come into the bedroom?
4. What is Clay going to spend the next few weeks watching for?
5. What resulted from Jenny running down a stop sign after the party?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Clay believe people won't say sorry to Hannah even after she is dead?
2. Why does Skye remind Clay of Hannah?
3. Who does Clay see walking down the hall at school?
4. Why did Hannah include Clay in her tapes?
5. How does Clay feel about lying to his mother?
6. How does Hannah's conversation with the guidance counselor, Mr. Porter, turn out?
7. What did Hannah do once she arrived at Courtney's house?
8. What happened after Hannah anonymously asked the Peer Communications teacher to discuss suicide?
9. Where did Hannah go the night she was house sitting for her father's friend?
10. What is significant about Hannah's appearance in this section?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The past relationship between Hannah and Clay comes to a climax during the house party on Cottonwood Street. Up until this point, the reader is unaware that Hannah and Clay's relationship anything more than just friendship and a shared longing. What happened between the two in the bedroom during the party? How did Hannah's kiss with Justin interfere with their kiss? Why did Clay apologize to Hannah after their kiss? How did both Clay and Hannah miss an opportunity to help Hannah with her self destructive feelings?
Essay Topic 2
Clay's friend Tony has been a part of the story from the very beginning. However, it is not until Part 6 that the reader becomes aware of Tony's role in the Hannah's tapes.
1) Who is Tony?
2) How did he know Hannah?
3) Why do you think Hannah trusted him with the tapes and not Clay?
4) Why do you think Tony is taking his job so seriously?
Use the text to support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
"Thirteen Reasons Why" is written in two different tenses. The Prologue and Part 9 are written in the present; Parts 1 through 8 are written as a flashback. Why do you think the author chose to write the story this way? Do you think it added to the story? Why or why not? How does the telling of the story contribute to the suspense? The action? Use examples from the story to answer the question.
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