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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 is Clay going to spend the next few weeks watching for?
2. What does he tell his mother he is doing?
3. What did the boy steal from Hannah?
4. How did the students treat the bags?
5. What does Hannah do just before the recorder clicks off?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does listening to Hannah's tapes make Clay feel about their relationship?
2. How does Hannah's conversation with the guidance counselor, Mr. Porter, turn out?
3. What does Clay think about as he goes to his locker?
4. What does Clay not want to have to do when he gets to school?
5. What happened in Hannah's poetry class that reinforced her belief that people always betrayed her?
6. How does Clay feel about lying to his mother?
7. Why did Hannah like poetry?
8. Why does Skye remind Clay of Hannah?
9. Why was Tony waiting for Clay outside of Rosie's diner?
10. What is Tony doing that causes Clay to pay him attention in the diner? Is his behavior odd?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What happened to Jessica during the Cottonwood house party? What was Hannah's role in the event? What was Justin's role? How does the fact that Jessica was drunk contribute to what happened? Why do you think Justin didn't do anything to stop Bryce? Why would he allow Jessica to be harmed? Why didn't Hannah do anything to help Jessica? How might Hannah's failure to help Jessica have pushed Hannah over the edge?
Essay Topic 2
At the beginning of the book Clay expresses his feeling that the next person on the list, Jenny, doesn't deserve "one final day of peace." What has Jenny done that is so bad? What are her interactions with Hannah? Do you feel these interactions are the source of Clay's anger? Why or why not?
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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