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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 is milieu?
(a) The physical, cultural, or social context.
(b) The mental, cultural, or social context.
(c) The physical, historical, or social context.
(d) The mental, historical, or social context.
2. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
(a) Observation and another person's memory.
(b) Observation and memory.
(c) Memory, but not observation.
(d) Observation, but not memory.
3. What will many experienced authors claim about their characters?
(a) They were inspired by history.
(b) They were taken from life.
(c) They were completely invented for the story.
(d) They were taken from other literary works.
4. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
(a) As well as they know people in life.
(b) Better than they know people in life.
(c) Better than they know characters in a movie.
(d) As well as they know people in a movie.
5. How is the event described?
(a) What happens in the narrative and when.
(b) What happens outside of the narrative and when.
(c) What happens outside of the narrative and why.
(d) What happens in the narrative and why.
Short Answer Questions
1. In an event-driven narrative, what is the goal of the characters?
2. In a story where character is the primary focus, how many characters need to be fully developed?
3. What kind of characterization is needed in a narrative that features the characters as the primary focus?
4. According to the quote that ends Chapter 3, where does the author believe a writer can find wonderful stories?
5. How does Chapter 1 end?
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