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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
(a) To make them more unrealistic
(b) To make them more familiar.
(c) To make them more effective.
(d) To make them more mysterious.
2. What is the fourth and final technique for interjecting humor listed by the author in Chapter 10?
(b) Role reversal.
3. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
(a) As well as they know people in a movie.
(b) Better than they know people in life.
(c) As well as they know people in life.
(d) Better than they know characters in a movie.
4. How does the author describe what it means to "raise the stakes"?
(a) Increasing what a character has to lose or gain.
(b) Increasing what a character has gained.
(c) Increasing what a character has to lose, but not to gain.
(d) Increasing what a character has lost.
5. How can a character appear to change while remaining unchanged?
(a) The author does not develop the character effectively.
(b) The reader is misinterpreting the character.
(c) They reveal the truth about who they were all along.
(d) They only change in front of certain characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are three good example of character definition in fiction?
2. What is a writer's fundamental responsibility?
3. With what does the author intend to help writers?
4. What does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
5. How should a character's traits be designed in order to engage the reader?
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