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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5 and 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is it necessary for a reader to care about the characters in a narrative?
(a) So they will want to know more about them.
(b) So they will anticipate the events in the book.
(c) So they will understand them better.
(d) So they will sympathize with them more.
2. What type of reputation can a character have?
(a) Deserved or not deserved.
(b) A character should not have a reputation.
(c) One that is not deserved.
(d) One that is deserved.
3. As what is the idea of hierarchy defined?
(a) A guideline to the role a character plays in the plot.
(b) A guideline to how many characters to include in a narrative.
(c) A guideline to the amount of narrative each character receives.
(d) A guideline to which characters to introduce first in a narrative.
4. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) They must be purely fictional.
(b) They must be based on real life people.
(d) The author's mind.
5. When an idea is the primary focus, what is the role of the characters?
(a) They define the plot in some way.
(b) Complex plot functionaries.
(c) They define the plot completely.
(d) Simple plot functionaries.
Short Answer Questions
1. How necessary is it for characters to be more than stereotypes in a narrative where an idea is the primary focus?
2. How does the author describe the act of creative writing in the Introduction?
3. What does the author think about characters from unrelated ideas?
4. What determines the amount of characterization in an event?
5. What does the contract between an author and a reader state?
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