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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 the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
(a) How to find, invent, and construct characters.
(b) How to invent, label, and portray characters.
(c) How to invent, construct, and animate characters.
(d) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
2. How does the author describe the act of creative writing in the Introduction?
(a) As a limited act.
(b) As a solitary act.
(c) As an unlimited act.
(d) As a collaborative act.
3. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
(a) To make them more mysterious.
(b) To make them more effective.
(c) To make them more unrealistic
(d) To make them more familiar.
4. What technique can help avoid cliché?
(b) Extensive descriptions.
(d) Brief descriptions.
5. What does the author hope to give writers who read the book?
(a) A popular method.
(b) A secret formula.
(c) A specific set of instructions.
(d) A set of tools.
Short Answer Questions
1. What should a writer do when adding layers to a stereotyped character?
2. What does the writer use with words to achieve his/her main goals?
3. How many ways are there to know a character?
4. According to the quote that ends Chapter 3, where does the author believe a writer can find wonderful stories?
5. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
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