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 did people claim was the reason for Haze opening his brother's casket at his funeral?

2. Which of the following is NOT a statement written on the boulder on the side of the road?

3. Where are Haze and Enoch going when Haze is almost run over at an intersection?

4. Who is hiding in the back seat of Haze's car when he drives into the country?

5. What is Mrs. Watts doing when Hazel arrives at her house?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Enoch hear Haze preach that resonates with his blood?

2. What does the True Prophet do after Haze runs him over with the Essex?

3. How are Haze and Sabbath Lily different in her opinion?

4. Describe the appearance of the Essex that Haze buys

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

6. Describe Enoch Emery's experiences in foster care

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

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

9. Describe the wash stand in Enoch's room

10. Why doesn't the boy Haze is trying to recruit join the Church Without Christ?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The shrunken man from the museum plays an important but silent role in the novel. In your essay:

1) Describe the "journey" the shrunken man takes from the beginning to the end of the novel

2) Explain the significance of his presence in the novel

3) Comment on his role as the "new jesus" for Haze's religion

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

Essay Topic 2

Even though he is not the main character in the novel, Enoch Emery plays an important role in its plot. In your essay:

1) Describe Enoch's character traits and how they are developed in the novel

2) Describe the role Enoch plays in the overall plot of the novel

3) Comment on his inclusion in the novel. Is his role important and significant? Why or why not?

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

Essay Topic 3

Haze's death at the end of the novel can be seen as a suicide or an accident. In your essay:

1) Explain which you think it is

2) Comment on the author's use of the suicide/accident to end the novel

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

(see the answer keys)

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