Wise Blood Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 unusual about Hazel's suit?

2. What bothers Enoch the most about living in Taulkinham?

3. How much money does Haze have saved to buy a car?

4. What is different about Haze's 'new Jesus'?

5. What is the only item Hazel wants to save from his family's home?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Haze refuse to go to the brothel with his fellow soldiers?

2. What is the source of conflict between Hazel Motes and the train porter?

3. Why is the taxi cab driver surprised when Haze tells her he wants to go to Mrs. Watts' home?

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

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

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

7. How are Haze and the True Prophet alike?

8. How does the night of the revival where Hawks is to blind himself actually play out?

9. Describe the appearance of the Essex that Haze buys

10. How does Enoch steal the shrunken man from the museum?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

In a preface to Wise Blood written in 1962, Flannery O'Connor wrote " That belief in Christ is to some a matter of life and death has been a stumbling block for readers who would prefer to think it a matter of no great consequence." Write an essay explaining why you think the author felt it was important to include this statement in her preface. What was she trying to say about the novel? About her readers?

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

Essay Topic 2

In Wise Blood, the author offers two "doubles" to the main character Haze. Pick one of his doubles (Sabbath Lily Hawks or the True Prophet) and

1) Explain how s/he is similar to Haze

2) Explain how s/he is different than Haze

3) Explain the role that this double plays in Haze's character development as well as the development of the plot.

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

Essay Topic 3

Wise Blood is written in third person point of view. Write an essay examining the novel's point of view focusing on:

1) How the author uses the point of view to tell the story

2) The amount of information given based on this point of view

3) Comment on how the novel would be different if it was told from a different point of view

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

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