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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 is a narrative that is focused on an event trying to make sense of?
2. What does the author hope to give writers who read the book?
(a) A popular method.
(b) A specific set of instructions.
(c) A secret formula.
(d) A set of tools.
3. What does having more complex characters lead to?
(a) Less confusion.
(b) More confusion.
(c) Less possibilities.
(d) More possibilities.
4. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
(a) How to invent, label, and portray characters.
(b) How to find, invent, and construct characters.
(c) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
(d) How to invent, construct, and animate characters.
5. What should a writer do when adding layers to a stereotyped character?
(a) Prove the reader wrong.
(b) Confuse the reader.
(c) Surprise the reader.
(d) Confirm the reader's expectations.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kinds of situations can make a character more interesting?
2. Which one of the following is not an example of how to vary the names of characters to distinguish them for the reader?
3. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
4. Which one of the following is not an example of a story where an idea is the primary narrative?
5. Which of the following is not an example of a broad stroke definition?
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