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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapters 3 and 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What word is used to describe the life ideally given to fictional characters?
2. What are three good example of character definition in fiction?
(a) Talents, relatives, and habits.
(b) Talents, habits, and behavior.
(c) Talents, relatives, and behavior.
(d) Relatives, habits, and behavior.
3. 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 invent, construct, and animate characters.
(c) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
(d) How to find, invent, and construct characters.
4. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
(a) To make them more familiar.
(b) To make them more unrealistic
(c) To make them more mysterious.
(d) To make them more effective.
5. What should the writer's own experiences have in order to be used as fictional inspiration?
(a) Emotional, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
(b) Emotional, theoretical, or spiritual connection with a character.
(c) Emotional, theoretical, or experiential connection with a character.
(d) Theoretical, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the author describe the act of creative writing in the Introduction?
2. How will the story itself suggest characters?
3. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
4. What do the two questions the author poses at the end of Chapter 2 add to a novel?
5. How does Chapter 1 end?
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