|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What exists to provide justification for unexplained changes?
2. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) They must be based on real life people.
(b) The author's mind.
(c) They must be purely fictional.
3. Which one of the following is not an example the author uses as a way to add emotional intensity to a character?
4. What type of vocabulary creates a negative response to a character?
(a) Large and overused.
(b) Small and underutilized.
5. According to the author, what is an engaging narrative never about?
(a) Ordinary people doing extraordinary things for extraordinary reasons.
(b) Extraordinary people doing ordinary things for extraordinary reasons.
(c) Ordinary people doing ordinary things for ordinary reasons.
(d) Ordinary people doing ordinary things for extraordinary reasons.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the two questions the author poses at the end of Chapter 2 add to a novel?
2. What should a writer do when adding layers to a stereotyped character?
3. Why does a character in a novel pursue a transformation in his/her life?
4. What type of motives should be included when writing a character that is more believable?
5. What is part of the reader's experience of the milieu?
This section contains 300 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)