Hands by Sherwood Anderson: Summary & Analysis


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What is Wing Biddlebaum's real name?

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1. How did Wing Biddlebaum end up in Winesburg, Ohio?

2. What aspects of 'Hands' express a questioning of truth and our ability to access it?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and attached quiz to find out how much you know about Hands by Sherwood Anderson. Topics on the quiz include Wing Biddlebaum and Winesburg, Ohio.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you know how to:

  • Determine the part of Hands where truth is questioned
  • Assess Biddlebaum's hands in the context of the story
  • Understand what it means to be grotesque

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the value of Biddlebaum's hands and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how truth is questioned in the story
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hands by Sherwood Anderson

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about this story, make use of the lesson called Hands by Sherwood Anderson: Summary & Analysis. The lesson adheres to the following study goals:

  • Identify other characters beyond Wing Biddlebaum
  • Analyze what happens in the story
  • Assess the story's themes