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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What will the writer have with more important characters and changes?
(a) Less time to explain the transformation.
(b) More of a need to explain the transformation.
(c) More time to explain the transformation.
(d) Less of a need to explain the transformation.

2. What style of writing is effective in combining the telling of a story with the reason it is being told?
(a) Dramatic writing.
(b) Adventure writing.
(c) Comic writing.
(d) Mystery writing.

3. How can a character effectively have a random transformation?
(a) Only in a world where everyone else changes.
(b) Only in a world where random change is normal.
(c) Only in a world where random change is abnormal.
(d) Only in a world where no one else changes.

4. Which one of the following is not an example used by the author when listing the different voices people use?
(a) A voice used with parents.
(b) A voice used with children.
(c) A telephone voice.
(d) An internal voice.

5. What is it that changes the control a writer has when they write words down?
(a) The fact that a writer can see the words.
(b) The fact that a writer speaks without thinking.
(c) The fact that a writer writes without thinking.
(d) The fact that a writer cannot hear the words.

6. Which one of the following is not given in Chapter 12 as a reason for characters to change themselves?
(a) External circumstances.
(b) Greed.
(c) Will.
(d) Action.

7. What is a viewpoint narrator?
(a) One that observes and comments on the narrative from the perspective of the reader.
(b) One that observes and comments on the narrative from the perspective of only the major characters.
(c) One that observes and comments on the narrative from the perspective of only the minor characters.
(d) One that observes and comments on the narrative from the perspective of a single character.

8. Which form of language requires more precision?
(a) Writing.
(b) Writing and speaking both require the same amount of precision.
(c) Speaking.
(d) Neither writing nor speaking requires precision.

9. What types of details are necessary to make a character believable?
(a) Irrelevant and inappropriate.
(b) Relevant, but inappropriate.
(c) Irrelevant, but appropriate.
(d) Relevant and appropriate.

10. What happens if a disproportionate amount of justification is presented in a story?
(a) The reader will not expect the things that the author will deliver.
(b) The reader will expect things that the author will not deliver.
(c) The reader will not understand why the author has not delivered anything.
(d) The reader will not understand the things that the author will deliver.

11. What type of relationships can contribute to a character's attitude?
(a) Present.
(b) Past, present, or future.
(c) Past.
(d) Future.

12. According to the author in Chapter 13, what is the writer's responsibility?
(a) To say things in an evocative, yet not necessarily clear way.
(b) To say things in a clear and evocative way.
(c) To say things in a clear, yet not necessarily evocative way.
(d) None of the answers is correct.

13. What is a Representation perspective?
(a) A narrative that prevents the reader from responding to a story.
(b) A narrative that influences the reader how to respond to the story.
(c) A narrative that allows the reader to forget they are being read a story.
(d) A narrative that reminds the reader they are being told a story.

14. What should the writer avoid when defining the voice of a narrator?
(a) Underuse of metaphors.
(b) Overuse of metaphors.
(c) Underuse of speech habit.
(d) Overuse of speech habit.

15. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
(a) A logical reason.
(b) No reason.
(c) An illogical reason.
(d) An unexplained reason.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which one of the following is an example listed in Chapter 12 of a transformation causing consequence that is beyond a character's control?

2. As explained in Chapter 15, what is the time difference in "showing" and "telling"?

3. Based on the author's quote at the end of Chapter 16, when is a first person narrative not worth doing?

4. What is the amount of justification proportionate to?

5. In the author's opinion, what must a transformation be?

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