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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. Where does Enoch's instinct tell him Haze lives?

2. Why does Hawks avoid Haze in this chapter?

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

4. What does Enoch order for dinner at the diner?

5. What does Haze tell the True Prophet are the two things he can't stand?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Imagine the novel ending with Haze agreeing to marry Mrs. Flood. Write an essay:

1) Critiquing his decision (do you agree or disagree with him and why?)

2) Explain how the novel would be different if it had ended this way

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

Essay Topic 2

In Wise Blood, a few minor characters have a major impact on the story line. Select two of the following minor characters to analyze: Asa Hawks, Sabbath Lily Hawks, Onnie Jay Holy/Hoover Shoats, the True Prophet

Discuss:

1) The personality (character traits) of this character.

2) The relationship between this minor character and the major characters in the story.

3) The impact of this character on the story line: How does s/he influence the overall story line? How would the story be different if this character was removed?

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

Essay Topic 3

Redemption 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.

(see the answer keys)

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