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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7, 8 and 9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What will a writer discover when they take their eyes off of the main character?
(a) Who is nearby.
(b) What is far away.
(c) Who is far away.
(d) What is nearby.
2. What does having more complex characters lead to?
(a) Less confusion.
(b) More confusion.
(c) More possibilities.
(d) Less possibilities.
3. What must accompany self-sacrifice in an engaging character?
4. Which of the following is not an example of a minor character's function?
(a) To offer information.
(b) To act as a love interest.
(c) To define the main theme.
(d) To create suspense.
5. When an idea is the primary focus, what is the role of the characters?
(a) Complex plot functionaries.
(b) They define the plot in some way.
(c) Simple plot functionaries.
(d) They define the plot completely.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the contract between an author and a reader state?
2. How many of the basic elements of a narrative does milieu incorporate?
3. In Chapter 8, how does the author want the reader to be engaged with a character?
4. What is the author's theory about fiction in Chapter 5?
5. According to the author, what is an engaging narrative never about?
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