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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 determines the amount of characterization in an event?
(a) The desire of the author.
(b) The importance of the event.
(c) The timing of the event.
(d) The number of pages.
2. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) The author's mind.
(b) They must be purely fictional.
(d) They must be based on real life people.
3. How does the author describe writing based on an issue?
(a) A distracting source of characters.
(b) A tricky source of characters.
(c) An ambiguous source of characters.
(d) A misleading source of characters.
4. How many basic types of characters are there?
5. What kinds of situations can make a character more interesting?
(a) Ones that the character is unaccustomed with.
(b) Ones that the character has been in before.
(c) Ones that the reader is unaccustomed with.
(d) Ones that the character and the reader are expecting.
Short Answer Questions
1. Besides context, what else can a name provide for a character?
2. What is the author's theory about fiction in Chapter 5?
3. What kind of story does the author use as an example of how a story can suggest characters?
4. What must a writer define in creative writing?
5. Why does a character in a novel pursue a transformation in his/her life?
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