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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. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
(a) How to invent, construct, and animate characters.
(b) How to find, invent, and portray characters.
(c) How to find, invent, and construct characters.
(d) How to invent, label, and portray characters.
2. In an event-driven narrative, what is the goal of the characters?
(a) To hide an intolerable situation.
(b) To prevent an intolerable situation.
(c) To avoid an intolerable situation.
(d) To change an intolerable situation.
3. What must happen when a narrator does not describe an event in a first person narration?
(a) There should be a similar event before the one not described.
(b) There should be more than one event taking place at the same time.
(c) There should be a clear and valid justification.
(d) There should be a similar event after the one not described.
4. What is the fourth and final technique for interjecting humor listed by the author in Chapter 10?
(c) Role reversal.
5. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
(a) The middle name.
(b) The first name.
(c) The reason they were given the name.
(d) The last name.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of humor is injected into a comedy?
2. What should the writer avoid when defining the voice of a narrator?
3. What is the result of a narrative that feels like an act of memory?
4. What does the term, "downplaying", refer to in comedy?
5. Besides an individually defined character, what does the narrator of a first person story need?
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