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. Why does Haze purchase a back of quicklime?

2. Where does Enoch hide to ambush Gonga the gorilla?

3. Why does Enoch go to the movies?

4. How does Enoch react to Gonga's growls?

5. Which of the following is NOT an action Enoch takes because his "blood" tells him to?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The role that religion plays in the lives of the characters in this novel is integral to its plot and theme. Pick two of the novel's characters and compare and contrast:

1) Their religious beliefs

2) How their beliefs develop

3) How they chose to demonstrate their beliefs.

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

Essay Topic 2

In Wise Blood there the author uses recurrent death symbols to represent aspects of Haze's story.

1) Describe how the author uses death symbols at at least 2 points in the story

2) Discuss what the symbols represents about Haze at that point in the story

3) Discuss what the overall message the author is trying to send about Haze using this symbol.

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

Essay Topic 3

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.

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