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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. In defining a fictional character, what causes people to behave differently?
(a) Their education.
(b) Their age.
(c) The society they live in.
(d) The network they are in.
2. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
(a) Possibility and insight.
(b) Possibility and the unknown.
(c) Impossibility and insight.
(d) Impossibility and the unknown.
3. What does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
(a) The pasts of supporting characters.
(b) The pasts of central characters.
(c) The future of central characters.
(d) The future of supporting characters.
4. How many different aspects of creative writing are there?
5. What is the function of a major character?
(a) To be neither interesting nor believable.
(b) To be believable, but not necessarily interesting.
(c) To be interesting, but not necessarily believable.
(d) To be interesting and believable.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are three good example of character definition in fiction?
2. What does the author hope to give writers who read the book?
3. What technique can help avoid cliché?
4. How will the story itself suggest characters?
5. What will a writer discover when they take their eyes off of the main character?
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