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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. How does the author describe what it means to "raise the stakes"?
(a) Increasing what a character has gained.
(b) Increasing what a character has to lose or gain.
(c) Increasing what a character has to lose, but not to gain.
(d) Increasing what a character has lost.
2. What does "controlled disbelief" refer to?
(a) When a character refuses to go along with something they cannot believe.
(b) When a character makes another character go along with something they cannot believe.
(c) When a character makes another character go along with something neither one of them believe.
(d) When a character goes along with something they cannot believe.
3. Which one of the following is not an example of a character trait that will gain an emotional connection with the reader?
(b) Positive attitude.
4. According to the author in Chapter 10, what is comedy almost always about?
5. In order to help make a character more believable, how should the details be presented?
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of pain and suffering for a character causes the reader's emotional investment to expand?
2. What is milieu?
3. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
4. What type of reaction will an audience have to a character with opposing characteristics?
5. Besides emotional, what type of attention from the reader is the goal of Chapter 7?
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