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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. What do the readers and creators of a contemporary narrative believe about in-depth characterization?
(a) It is expected, but not necessary.
(b) It is both expected and necessary.
(c) It is neither expected nor necessary.
(d) It is necessary, but not expected.
2. What is one of the problems with writing based on an issue?
(a) The characters tend to embody attitudes with no perspectives.
(b) The characters embody neither attitudes nor perspectives.
(c) The characters tend to embody perspectives with no attitudes.
(d) The characters tend to embody attitudes or perspectives.
3. What does the author hope to give writers who read the book?
(a) A set of tools.
(b) A secret formula.
(c) A specific set of instructions.
(d) A popular method.
4. What will help a writer to maintain consistency?
(a) Keeping a list of character traits and facts.
(b) Not having more than three central characters.
(c) Not having more than four supporting characters.
(d) Keeping a list of character names.
5. What do the two questions the author poses at the end of Chapter 2 add to a novel?
(a) Practical interest for the background of a character.
(b) Dramatic interest for the characters and events.
(c) Practical interest for the characters and events.
(d) Dramatic interest for the background of a character.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many basic factors are there common to all forms of narrative writing?
2. What will a writer discover when they take their eyes off of the main character?
3. What determines the amount of characterization in an event?
4. What is a narrative that is focused on an event trying to make sense of?
5. What kinds of situations can make a character more interesting?
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