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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which character in Pygmalion does the author use as an example of a character that changes him or herself?
2. Which one of the following is not given in Chapter 12 as a reason for characters to change themselves?
(c) External circumstances.
3. Which one of the following is an example listed in Chapter 12 of a transformation causing consequence that is beyond a character's control?
(a) Animalistic nature.
(d) Lack of intelligence.
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 children.
(b) A telephone voice.
(c) An internal voice.
(d) A voice used with parents.
5. According to the author in Chapter 13, what is the writer's responsibility?
(a) To say things in a clear and evocative way.
(b) To say things in an evocative, yet not necessarily clear way.
(c) To say things in a clear, yet not necessarily evocative way.
(d) None of the answers is correct.
6. What is one of fiction's most important purposes?
(a) To make the reader feel less uncomfortable.
(b) To make the reader feel less sorrow.
(c) To make the reader feel more uncomfortable.
(d) To make the reader feel more sorrow.
7. What type of relationships can contribute to a character's attitude?
(b) Past, present, or future.
8. Which type of narrative is most often used when writing from a Presentation perspective?
(a) First person or second person.
(b) Third person.
(c) First person.
(d) First person or third person.
9. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
(a) An unexplained reason.
(b) An illogical reason.
(c) A logical reason.
(d) No reason.
10. What is the result of a narrative that feels like an act of memory?
(a) A lack of intimacy.
(b) A lack of repetition.
(c) An increased intimacy.
(d) An increase in repetition.
11. How are "showing" and "telling" defined?
(a) Showing affects only the events, telling affects only the characters.
(b) Showing affects only the characters, telling affects only the events.
(c) Showing gives a sense of immediacy, telling gives a sense of passivity.
(d) Showing gives a sense of passivity, telling gives a sense of immediacy.
12. What makes the techniques for interjecting humor even more effective?
(a) A logical or historical reason.
(b) An emotional or historical reason.
(c) An emotional, logical, or historical reason.
(d) An emotional or logical reason.
13. What will the writer have with more important characters and changes?
(a) More of a need to explain the transformation.
(b) Less of a need to explain the transformation.
(c) More time to explain the transformation.
(d) Less time to explain the transformation.
14. How can changes in people be perceived by others?
(a) They might not understand it.
(b) They will never understand it.
(c) They might not want to understand it.
(d) They will always understand it.
15. Which one of the following is an example of a character that remains unchanged?
(a) A character who pretends to change.
(b) A character who changes involuntarily.
(c) A character who wants to change, but cannot.
(d) A character who only changes around specific characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a viewpoint narrator?
2. What effect does writing down words have as opposed to speaking them?
3. How does the author describe the world created in a first person narrative in Chapter 16?
4. According to the author in the beginning of Chapter 12, what changes along with people?
5. What are the most popular forms of narration?
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