Wise Blood Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who follows the True Prophet when he finishes preaching?

2. Which is Enoch's favorite section of the newspaper?

3. What amount does Hoover Shoats pay the True Prophet for his services?

4. Why does Enoch treasure his change purse?

5. Why does the policeman push Haze's car over the embankment?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

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.

Essay Topic 3

Transformation 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.

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