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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What balance must be met when creating an endearing character?
(a) The balance between a leader and a follower.
(b) The balance between right and wrong.
(c) The balance between loss and hope.
(d) The balance between victimization and courage.
2. Which series of novels by Robert Parker are listed as an example of characters that are influenced to change?
(a) Sunny Randall.
(c) Philip Marlowe.
(d) Jesse Stone.
3. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
(a) Memory, but not observation.
(b) Observation and another person's memory.
(c) Observation and memory.
(d) Observation, but not memory.
4. What kind of jeopardy can a character be placed in to evoke an emotional response from the reader?
(a) Only physical and believable.
(b) Physical or emotional, but unbelievable.
(c) Physical or emotional, but believable.
(d) Only emotional and unbelievable.
5. What will many experienced authors claim about their characters?
(a) They were taken from other literary works.
(b) They were taken from life.
(c) They were completely invented for the story.
(d) They were inspired by history.
Short Answer Questions
1. In comedy, how should a transformation be presented?
2. How can a character effectively have a random transformation?
3. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
4. What exists to provide justification for unexplained changes?
5. What Ayn Rand book, mentioned in Chapter 12, features sympathetic characters that are not transformed, but unmasked?
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