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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
(a) The first name.
(b) The last name.
(c) The reason they were given the name.
(d) The middle name.
2. According to the author in the beginning of Chapter 12, what changes along with people?
(a) Their behavior.
(b) Their attitude.
(c) Their situation.
(d) Their goals.
3. What will many experienced authors claim about their characters?
(a) They were completely invented for the story.
(b) They were inspired by history.
(c) They were taken from life.
(d) They were taken from other literary works.
4. In Chapter 8, how does the author want the reader to be engaged with a character?
(a) Immediately, but partially.
(b) Partially and gradually.
(c) Fully and immediately.
(d) Fully, but gradually.
5. How can emotion be elevated for a character by utilizing the natural world?
(a) By connecting the thoughts of an individual with the natural world.
(b) By connecting the experiences of a group of people with the natural world.
(c) By connecting the thoughts of a group of people with the natural world.
(d) By connecting the experiences of an individual with the natural world.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which one of the following is an example listed in Chapter 12 of a transformation causing consequence that is beyond a character's control?
2. What happens to sources of inspiration once they are incorporated into characters?
3. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
4. What type of pain and suffering for a character causes the reader's emotional investment to expand?
5. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
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