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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What two ideals is the author blending in Chapter 9?
(a) The romantic with the realistic.
(b) The intelligent with the unintelligent.
(c) The predictable with the unpredictable.
(d) The selfish with the unselfish.
2. How does the author describe writing based on an issue?
(a) An ambiguous source of characters.
(b) A misleading source of characters.
(c) A distracting source of characters.
(d) A tricky source of characters.
3. How much freedom do characters have to change in comedy?
(c) Only the central character can change in comedy.
4. What is the first way a writer can engage the reader?
(a) Creating a weak initial impression that improves quickly.
(b) Creating an initial impression that does not appear strong or weak at first.
(c) Creating a strong initial impression.
(d) Creating a weak initial impression that improves slowly.
5. What does having more complex characters lead to?
(a) Less possibilities.
(b) More confusion.
(c) More possibilities.
(d) Less confusion.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of imperfections can be appealing to readers?
2. What should the writer's own experiences have in order to be used as fictional inspiration?
3. What will many experienced authors claim about their characters?
4. How will the story itself suggest characters?
5. What kinds of situations can make a character more interesting?
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