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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. How can a character appear to change while remaining unchanged?
(a) The reader is misinterpreting the character.
(b) They reveal the truth about who they were all along.
(c) The author does not develop the character effectively.
(d) They only change in front of certain characters.
2. How should exaggeration be used when writing a comedy?
(a) Within certain boundaries.
(b) With no boundaries.
(c) Exaggeration should not be used in a comedy.
(d) With extreme caution.
3. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
(a) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
(b) How to invent, label, and portray characters.
(c) How to invent, construct, and animate characters.
(d) How to find, invent, and construct characters.
4. Which series of novels by Robert Parker are listed as an example of characters that are influenced to change?
(a) Philip Marlowe.
(b) Sunny Randall.
(d) Jesse Stone.
5. What does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
(a) The pasts of central characters.
(b) The future of supporting characters.
(c) The pasts of supporting characters.
(d) The future of central characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. What distinguishes a first person narrative from other forms?
2. In the author's opinion, what must a transformation be?
3. How many basic factors are there common to all forms of narrative writing?
4. Why does a character in a novel pursue a transformation in his/her life?
5. What style of writing is effective in combining the telling of a story with the reason it is being told?
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