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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which one of the following is not a powerful resource for finding characters listed by the author?
(a) The writer's self.
(b) The writer's feelings.
(c) The writer's previous works.
(d) The writer's unrelated memories.
2. What is the function of a major character?
(a) To be neither interesting nor believable.
(b) To be interesting and believable.
(c) To be interesting, but not necessarily believable.
(d) To be believable, but not necessarily interesting.
3. What does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
(a) The pasts of central characters.
(b) The future of supporting characters.
(c) The future of central characters.
(d) The pasts of supporting characters.
4. On a basic level, which one of the following defines character in a narrative?
(a) Relationships with idea, but not milieu.
(b) Relationships with milieu and idea.
(c) Relationships with milieu, but not idea.
(d) Relationships with all forms except for milieu and idea.
5. How many basic factors are there common to all forms of narrative writing?
Short Answer Questions
1. In a story where character is the primary focus, how many characters need to be fully developed?
2. Which one of the following is an example listed in Chapter 12 of a transformation causing consequence that is beyond a character's control?
3. What is a narrative that is focused on an event trying to make sense of?
4. How does the author define an idea?
5. What is one of fiction's most important purposes?
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