Wise Blood Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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

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.

Essay Topic 2

In a preface to Wise Blood written in 1962, Flannery O'Connor wrote " That belief in Christ is to some a matter of life and death has been a stumbling block for readers who would prefer to think it a matter of no great consequence." Write an essay explaining why you think the author felt it was important to include this statement in her preface. What was she trying to say about the novel? About her readers?

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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