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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 13, 14 and 15.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In an event-driven narrative, what is the goal of the characters?
(a) To prevent an intolerable situation.
(b) To hide an intolerable situation.
(c) To change an intolerable situation.
(d) To avoid an intolerable situation.
2. What kind of narrative should a storyteller use?
(a) Effective and poetic.
(b) Effective and condensed.
(c) Effective and engaging.
(d) Effective and involved.
3. Which form of language requires more precision?
(c) Writing and speaking both require the same amount of precision.
(d) Neither writing nor speaking requires precision.
4. How much impact does sound have on the types of voices the author is discussing in Chapter 13?
(a) It is a major part of it.
(b) It has no impact on it.
(c) It is only a small part of it.
(d) It has an average impact on it.
5. As explained in Chapter 15, what is the time difference in "showing" and "telling"?
(a) Showing takes more time than telling.
(b) Showing and telling take the same amount of time.
(c) The time for both showing and telling depends on the writer.
(d) Showing takes less time than telling.
Short Answer Questions
1. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
2. What does having more complex characters lead to?
3. What does the term, "downplaying", refer to in comedy?
4. How do the motives of a believable character affect the direction of the story?
5. What is a common reaction to a change?
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