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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5 and 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the readers and creators of a contemporary narrative believe about in-depth characterization?
(a) It is neither expected nor necessary.
(b) It is expected, but not necessary.
(c) It is necessary, but not expected.
(d) It is both expected and necessary.
2. What is the author's theory about fiction in Chapter 5?
(a) Order in reality helps us create order in fiction.
(b) Fiction and reality can only coexist without order.
(c) Fiction and reality cannot coexist without order.
(d) Order in fiction helps us create order in reality.
3. What does having more complex characters lead to?
(a) Less confusion.
(b) Less possibilities.
(c) More possibilities.
(d) More confusion.
4. How does the author describe the act of creative writing in the Introduction?
(a) As a limited act.
(b) As a collaborative act.
(c) As an unlimited act.
(d) As a solitary act.
5. What does the contract between an author and a reader state?
(a) That the narrative will have a happy ending.
(b) That the narrative will reach a conclusion.
(c) That the narrative will introduce more characters.
(d) That the narrative will introduce less characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many ways are there to know a character?
2. What kind of story does the author use as an example of how a story can suggest characters?
3. What happens to sources of inspiration once they are incorporated into characters?
4. With what does the author intend to help writers?
5. According to the quote that ends Chapter 3, where does the author believe a writer can find wonderful stories?
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