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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 should the writer's own experiences have in order to be used as fictional inspiration?
(a) Emotional, theoretical, or experiential connection with a character.
(b) Emotional, theoretical, or spiritual connection with a character.
(c) Theoretical, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
(d) Emotional, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
3. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
(a) To give a better understanding of human mistakes.
(b) To give a detailed analysis of human mistakes.
(c) To give a better understanding of human nature.
(d) To give a detailed analysis of human nature.
4. 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 construct characters.
(d) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
5. What kind of story does the author use as an example of how a story can suggest characters?
(a) Space adventure.
(b) Unwilling confinement.
(d) Natural disaster.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which one of the following is not an example of how to vary the names of characters to distinguish them for the reader?
2. How does Chapter 1 end?
3. Besides context, what else can a name provide for a character?
4. What will help a writer to maintain consistency?
5. What must a writer define in creative writing?
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