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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. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
(a) To give a better understanding of human nature.
(b) To give a better understanding of human mistakes.
(c) To give a detailed analysis of human nature.
(d) To give a detailed analysis of human mistakes.
2. How is the event described?
(a) What happens in the narrative and when.
(b) What happens in the narrative and why.
(c) What happens outside of the narrative and when.
(d) What happens outside of the narrative and why.
3. What is the author's theory about fiction in Chapter 5?
(a) Fiction and reality cannot coexist without order.
(b) Order in reality helps us create order in fiction.
(c) Order in fiction helps us create order in reality.
(d) Fiction and reality can only coexist without order.
4. What does the author think about characters from unrelated ideas?
(a) It would be interesting, but it is not possible to put them together.
(b) It is both possible and interesting to put them together.
(c) It is possible to put them together, but not interesting.
(d) It is neither possible nor interesting to put them together.
5. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
(a) Impossibility and the unknown.
(b) Impossibility and insight.
(c) Possibility and the unknown.
(d) Possibility and insight.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does having more complex characters lead to?
2. What kind of story does the author use as an example of how a story can suggest characters?
3. How many different aspects of creative writing are there?
4. How does the author define an idea?
5. Which one of the following is not an example of how to vary the names of characters to distinguish them for the reader?
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