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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 Aislinn doing when she almost slips up and admits she can see faeries?
2. What does Gram notice when Aislinn comes home?
3. How does Beira put Keenan to sleep?
4. What does Donia know she has to do?
5. How does Seth act when Aislinn calls him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Seth and Aislinn discuss when she goes over to his place?
2. Why does Aislinn decide she is going to have to break the rules she has been taught?
3. What happens when the girl grasps the Winter Queen's staff?
4. What does Donia do after Seth leaves the library?
5. What is an indication that the male faery who comes into the tattoo shop is very strong willed?
6. Explain the circumstances under which Agatha dies.
7. What reward and punishment does Beira threaten Donia with if she is either successful or fails?
8. What does Keenan tell his mother he will do and how does she react?
9. How does Aislinn lie to her grandmother?
10. What does Seth ask Donia and what is her response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are a number of interesting questions raised by "Wicked Lovely". Questions that Marr most likely want readers to consider and think through carefully. Discuss the following:
1. What does the term "author agenda" mean?
2. Name one idea/concept you think may have been a part of the Marr's agenda. Analyze that idea throughout the book and discuss Marr's probable agenda concerning that idea.
2. Do you think writers who have an agenda for writing should point it out in a preface?
3. How often do you think fiction is written with a clear agenda in mind by the author?
4. Research the life of Marr and see if/where his life may have influenced his writing.
Essay Topic 2
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of Wicked Lovely and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why "Wicked Lovely" is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss "Wicked Lovely" based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if "Wicked Lovely" is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider "Wicked Lovely" a successful novel? What about young teens?
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