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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 minor characters.
(c) One that observes and comments on the narrative from the perspective of a single character.
(d) One that observes and comments on the narrative from the perspective of only the major characters.
2. What is the amount of justification proportionate to?
(a) The number of events involved in the character being justified.
(b) The event being justified.
(c) The character being justified.
(d) The number of characters involved in the event being justified.
3. How can a character appear to change while remaining unchanged?
(a) The reader is misinterpreting the character.
(b) They only change in front of certain characters.
(c) They reveal the truth about who they were all along.
(d) The author does not develop the character effectively.
4. How can changes in people be perceived by others?
(a) They will never understand it.
(b) They will always understand it.
(c) They might not want to understand it.
(d) They might not understand it.
5. Which incidents in the story must the narrator be present for in order to make a first person narrative effective?
(a) The major incidents.
(b) The minor incidents.
(c) The major and the minor incidents.
(d) Neither the major nor the minor incidents.
6. Which one of the following is not given in Chapter 12 as a reason for characters to change themselves?
(d) External circumstances.
7. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
(a) An unexplained reason.
(b) No reason.
(c) A logical reason.
(d) An illogical reason.
8. Why do some readers interpret a change in a character that was not written to change?
(a) The author did not understand the reader.
(b) The author did not understand the character when writing it.
(c) The reader did not understand the plot.
(d) The reader did not understand the character when reading about it.
9. What do third person narratives transcend?
(a) Neither awareness nor understanding.
(b) Awareness and understanding.
(c) Awareness, but not understanding.
(d) Understanding, but not awareness.
10. What are the most popular forms of narration?
(a) First person, second person, or third person.
(b) First person or second person.
(c) Second person or third person.
(d) First person or third person.
11. What is an omniscient narrator?
(a) One that observes, understands, and comments on the narrative.
(b) One that observes and understands the narrative, but does not have to comment on it.
(c) One that comments on the narrative without observing or understanding it.
(d) One that observes and comments on the narrative, but does not have to understand it.
12. What exists to provide justification for unexplained changes?
13. What is the number of characters available to a writer, according to the author in Chapter 18?
14. Which one of the following is an example of a character that remains unchanged?
(a) A character who changes involuntarily.
(b) A character who wants to change, but cannot.
(c) A character who pretends to change.
(d) A character who only changes around specific characters.
15. 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) An internal voice.
(c) A voice used with children.
(d) A telephone voice.
Short Answer Questions
1. In a comedy, what are the comedic interjections grounded in?
2. What types of details are necessary to make a character believable?
3. What type of relationships can contribute to a character's attitude?
4. How can a character effectively have a random transformation?
5. Which character in Pygmalion does the author use as an example of a character that changes him or herself?
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