Big Fish Test
Terms in this set (44)
Where was Edward Bloom born?
Why did a man go crazy, eat rocks, and die?
food was scare
Where was his father when Edward was born?
What was the thunder-sound that the husband heard?
his wife kicking a table over
What happened the day Edward Bloom was born?
it rained; his mom & dad became parents
What was Edward's special quality?
he knew the animal's language
What did the chicken do while sitting on Edward's lap?
layed a brown egg
How old was Edward when it snowed in Alabama?
9 years old
How tall was Edward's snowman?
Why did Edward's family spend the night in the trees?
the door to their house was blocked in
What did Edward see on his way to school?
a frozen man in a block of ice
Why did Edward return home after walking six miles to school in the snow?
he forgot his homework
How could Edward identify everybody in his hometown when he was twelve?
the sound of their shoes when they walk
What was the name of Edward's hometown?
How did Edward spend his time?
To what does William compare the process of Edward's dying?
him having to slowly dig his own grave
What was the worst aspect of dying of Edward dying?
keeping him at home
What did Edward see in Nagoya, Japan?
Why did Edward choose to move into the guest bedroom?
he felt like a guest, didn't want his wife to wake up and him be dead
What does Edward admit to William?
that he wasn't a good dad and was gone a lot
What makes a man immortal?
remembering a man's story
What does William offer as a definition of a great man?
a man that is loved by his son
How does Edward know that William loves him?
he says he is a great man
From what did Edward rescue the girl in the river?
Once he caught the snake, what did Edward do with it?
wrapped it up and let it go
What honor did the girl in the river bestow upon Edward?
she named it upon Edward's grace
What happened while Edward had his back turned?
What happened to the snake?
It turned to a stick and swam away
What was Edward's quiet charm?
What was the sound of choice of people to sleep by in Ashland?
How big was Karl?
as tall as any 2 men (12-14 feet)
Why did Karl's mother leave?
yelled at her
Why was Karl pillaging throughout Ashland?
Where did Karl live?
Of which two things was Karl's beard full?
bones and crumbs
Who/what did Edward offer as a sacrifice to Karl?
How did Edward convince Karl to stop eating crops and dogs?
they taught him to farm
How did Big Lake get its name?
all of the lakes formed into one lake
what is most remarkable about big lake?
the large catfish
What happened in one corner of Ashland?
it was flooded
What happened when Edward struggled with catching the catfish?
the catfish pulled him in and under
What did he see while under water?
the corner of Ashland
Why didn't Edward tell anyone what he saw?
no one would believe him
Where did people have to pass through before leaving Ashland?