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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 10 and 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
(a) To make them more effective.
(b) To make them more mysterious.
(c) To make them more familiar.
(d) To make them more unrealistic
2. What should the motives reveal when making a character more believable?
3. What technique can help avoid cliché?
(a) Brief descriptions.
(d) Extensive descriptions.
4. Which one of the following is not an example of how to vary the names of characters to distinguish them for the reader?
(a) Number of syllables.
(b) Ending letters.
5. In Chapter 8, how does the author want the reader to be engaged with a character?
(a) Fully and immediately.
(b) Partially and gradually.
(c) Immediately, but partially.
(d) Fully, but gradually.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the motives of a believable character affect the direction of the story?
2. How many of the basic elements of a narrative does milieu incorporate?
3. What determines the amount of characterization in an event?
4. On a basic level, which one of the following defines character in a narrative?
5. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
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