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Wise Blood Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the new church Haze plans on forming?



2. Which of the following does NOT happen to Haze when he is serving time in the army?



3. Which of Haze's physical features draws the Hawks girl to him?



4. What does Haze tell the car lot owner he plans on doing with his new car?



5. How did Asa Hawks become blind?



Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Haze's experience in the train dining car



2. What does Enoch's blood make him do that is unusual? Why is it unusual?



3. Describe Sabbath Lily's family background



4. Why does it take Haze so long to get to Taulkinham?



5. Describe how Haze's car is "fixed"



6. Why does Sabbath Lily tell Haze to hit her?



7. Describe the "mystery" Enoch has identified in the museum



8. Describe the men's restroom at the Taulkinham train station



9. Why doesn't the landlady believe Haze will blind himself?



10. What is truth to Haze?



Essay Topics

This novel offers a commentary on free will. In your essay:

1) Describe the commentary the author makes

2) Cite specific examples of scenes that the author uses to develop this commentary

3) React to her commentary. Do you agree of disagree with her? Why?

Be sure to use specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

Flashbacks play an important role in the development of characters in this novel. Choose two of the flashbacks presented in the novel and:

1) Describe each flashback

2) Describe the significance of the flashback on the person remembering the scene

3) Analyze the placement of this flashback at this point in the narrative. Why does the author choose to include the flashback at this point in the story?

Be sure to use specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

Wise Blood offers a strong commentary on preachers and home-grown religion. In your essay:

1) Describe what the author is trying to say about these topics

2) Demonstrate how she develops her commentary.

3) React to her commentary. Do you agree or disagree with her? Why?

Be sure to use specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

(see the answer keys)

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