Big Fish: Book Summary & Analysis


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Who does Edward fall in love with first in Big Fish?

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1. In Big Fish, where did Edward originally live?

2. What did the water sprite rename the river in Big Fish?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet provides the opportunity to review what you know about the characters and what happens to them in Big Fish. You'll revisit the main conflict in the story and why William makes up tales about his father.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to evaluate your knowledge of:

  • Who Edward falls in love with first
  • Where Edward originally lived
  • The name the water sprite gave the river in the story
  • What Edward has to get past to leave Ashland

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the name the water sprite gives the river to answer a question about it
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to pick out where Edward originally lived according to what you read
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and are able to correctly interpret why William makes up stories about his dad

Additional Learning

If you decide you need more information about this book, you can find a full review in the lesson, Big Fish: Book Summary & Analysis. This lesson offers a closer look at:

  • Where William is headed in the beginning of the book
  • Why William's father was rarely home
  • What William helps a giant do
  • Who Sandra is in the story
  • How William sees Edward
  • What happens to Edward in the end of the story
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