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. How much money does Onnie Jay Holy tell Haze they lost by him leaving the crowd early?

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

3. Why does Haze say he must punish himself?

4. Why does Sabbath Lily say she must stay with Haze?

5. Why does Enoch paint the cabinet of the wash stand with gilt?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Flashbacks play an important role in the development of characters in this novel. Choose two of the flashbacks presented in the novel and:

1) Describe each flashback

2) Describe the significance of the flashback on the person remembering the scene

3) Analyze the placement of this flashback at this point in the narrative. Why does the author choose to include the flashback at this point in the story?

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

Essay Topic 2

Discuss 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 3

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.

(see the answer keys)

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