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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. What does the author think about characters from unrelated ideas?
(a) It is both possible and interesting to put them together.
(b) It would be interesting, but it is not possible to put them together.
(c) It is neither possible nor interesting to put them together.
(d) It is possible to put them together, but not interesting.
2. Why does a character in a novel pursue a transformation in his/her life?
(a) His/her role has become unpredictable.
(b) His/her role has become unbearable.
(c) His/her role has become insignificant.
(d) His/her role has become complicated.
3. What do the two questions the author poses at the end of Chapter 2 add to a novel?
(a) Dramatic interest for the background of a character.
(b) Practical interest for the background of a character.
(c) Practical interest for the characters and events.
(d) Dramatic interest for the characters and events.
4. As explained in Chapter 12, which author wrote stories that featured characters that did not change by their own motives?
(a) C. S. Forester.
(b) A A Milne.
(c) D. H. Lawrence.
(d) Thomas Hardy.
5. What will a writer discover when they take their eyes off of the main character?
(a) Who is far away.
(b) What is nearby.
(c) What is far away.
(d) Who is nearby.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the author describe what it means to "raise the stakes"?
2. What do the readers and creators of a contemporary narrative believe about in-depth characterization?
3. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
4. What is the first way a writer can engage the reader?
5. What is the function of a major character?
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