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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 does Hazel copy off of the wall of a men's room?
2. Why does Hazel choose the last bathroom stall to go into?
3. What does Haze challenge Asa Hawks to do?
4. How did Asa Hawks become blind?
5. What does Sabbath Lily tell Haze happened to her mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Haze's motivation for wanting to go to Taulkinham?
2. How does the night of the revival where Hawks is to blind himself actually play out?
3. What bothers Mrs. Flood about Haze's government subsidy?
4. How does Enoch steal the shrunken man from the museum?
5. Describe Sabbath Lily's family background
6. Why does Sabbath Lily tell Haze to hit her?
7. Why does Haze buy a potato peeler from the street vendor?
8. What does Haze plan to do after killing the True Prophet?
9. How are Haze and Sabbath Lily different in her opinion?
10. What reason does Haze give the True Prophet for killing him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Discuss the significance of the novel's title. Be sure to include: 1) A definition of "wise blood" (as it is developed in the novel) 2) The relationship between "wise blood" and the story's plot 3) What "wise blood" represents about the main characters Be sure to use specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2Transformation is a major theme in this novel. In your essay, 1) Explain at least two characters transform in the novel 2) Demonstrate how you see them transform 3) React to their transformations. Do they end up better or worse off after changing? Why? Be sure to use specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 3Redemption is a major theme in this novel. In your essay, 1) Explain the author's commentary on redemption 2) Demonstrate how she develops this commentary in the novel 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.
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