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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 16, 17 and 18.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When an idea is the primary focus, what is the role of the characters?
(a) They define the plot completely.
(b) They define the plot in some way.
(c) Simple plot functionaries.
(d) Complex plot functionaries.
2. What is the function of a major character?
(a) To be interesting and believable.
(b) To be believable, but not necessarily interesting.
(c) To be neither interesting nor believable.
(d) To be interesting, but not necessarily believable.
3. In order to help make a character more believable, how should the details be presented?
4. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) They must be based on real life people.
(b) The author's mind.
(d) They must be purely fictional.
5. What type of reaction will an audience have to a character with opposing characteristics?
(a) Immediate and negative.
(b) They may not respond at all.
(c) Slow, but mostly negative.
(d) Immediate, but not necessarily negative.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is "justification"?
2. What technique can help avoid cliché?
3. Which one of the following is not an example of a story where milieu is the prime narrative?
4. What does having more complex characters lead to?
5. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
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