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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. What will many experienced authors claim about their characters?
(a) They were taken from other literary works.
(b) They were inspired by history.
(c) They were taken from life.
(d) They were completely invented for the story.
2. What is the first way a writer can engage the reader?
(a) Creating a strong initial impression.
(b) Creating an initial impression that does not appear strong or weak at first.
(c) Creating a weak initial impression that improves quickly.
(d) Creating a weak initial impression that improves slowly.
3. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
(a) Impossibility and the unknown.
(b) Possibility and the unknown.
(c) Possibility and insight.
(d) Impossibility and insight.
4. What must a storyteller do when creating characters or events?
(a) Broaden the theme.
(b) Understand and define the theme.
(c) Understand and define the implications of the plot.
(d) Broaden the plot.
5. What type of imperfections can be appealing to readers?
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is not an example of a minor character's function?
2. How often are sources of inspiration altered?
3. What kind of narrative should a storyteller use?
4. What does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
5. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
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