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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. What is part of the reader's experience of the milieu?
(a) The strangeness and familiarity of the characters.
(b) The normalcy and unpredictability of the characters.
(c) The strangeness and unfamiliarity of the characters.
(d) The normalcy and predictability of the characters.
2. What type of reaction will an audience have to a character with opposing characteristics?
(a) Immediate, but not necessarily negative.
(b) They may not respond at all.
(c) Slow, but mostly negative.
(d) Immediate and negative.
3. What kind of characterization is needed in a narrative that features the characters as the primary focus?
(a) Detailed, but simple.
(b) Detailed and complex.
(c) Less detailed, but complex.
(d) Less detailed and simple.
4. What are three good example of character definition in fiction?
(a) Talents, relatives, and habits.
(b) Relatives, habits, and behavior.
(c) Talents, habits, and behavior.
(d) Talents, relatives, and behavior.
5. Which of the following is not an example of a minor character's function?
(a) To create suspense.
(b) To define the main theme.
(c) To act as a love interest.
(d) To offer information.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of influences might cause a character to change?
2. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
3. What does the term, "downplaying", refer to in comedy?
4. From what perspective is the narrative being written?
5. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
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