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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Sabbath Lily treat the contents of Enoch's package for Haze?
2. What has Shoats named his new church?
3. Which of the following is NOT a piece of information Enoch shares with Gonga?
4. Why does Haze say he must punish himself?
5. What does Haze tell the True Prophet are the two things he can't stand?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1In 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 2Imagine 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 3Wise 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.
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