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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 is one of the problems with writing based on an issue?
(a) The characters tend to embody attitudes with no perspectives.
(b) The characters tend to embody attitudes or perspectives.
(c) The characters embody neither attitudes nor perspectives.
(d) The characters tend to embody perspectives with no attitudes.
2. What will many experienced authors claim about their characters?
(a) They were completely invented for the story.
(b) They were inspired by history.
(c) They were taken from other literary works.
(d) They were taken from life.
3. What kind of narrative should a storyteller use?
(a) Effective and engaging.
(b) Effective and involved.
(c) Effective and poetic.
(d) Effective and condensed.
4. What should the writer's own experiences have in order to be used as fictional inspiration?
(a) Emotional, theoretical, or spiritual connection with a character.
(b) Theoretical, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
(c) Emotional, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
(d) Emotional, theoretical, or experiential connection with a character.
5. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
(a) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
(b) How to find, invent, and construct characters.
(c) How to invent, label, and portray characters.
(d) How to invent, construct, and animate characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is not an example of a minor character's function?
2. What can other characters provide for the main character?
3. How often are sources of inspiration altered?
4. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
5. What type of reputation can a character have?
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