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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) The author's mind.
(c) They must be based on real life people.
(d) They must be purely fictional.
2. What type of pain and suffering for a character causes the reader's emotional investment to expand?
3. Which one of the following triggers a negative reaction from readers?
(a) A character who is confusing.
(b) A character who wants power or control.
(c) A character who confuses others.
(d) A character who is controlled by others.
4. How will the story itself suggest characters?
(a) According to the beginning of a story.
(b) According to the ending of a story.
(c) According to what needs to happen, but not how it needs to take place.
(d) According to what needs to happen and how it needs to take place.
5. Why do some readers interpret a change in a character that was not written to change?
(a) The author did not understand the character when writing it.
(b) The author did not understand the reader.
(c) The reader did not understand the plot.
(d) The reader did not understand the character when reading about it.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author in the beginning of Chapter 12, what changes along with people?
2. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
3. In comedy, how should a transformation be presented?
4. Besides context, what else can a name provide for a character?
5. What two ideals is the author blending in Chapter 9?
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