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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the author define an idea?
(a) What the reader is intended to learn, but not necessarily understand.
(b) What the reader is intended to understand, but not necessarily learn.
(c) What the reader is not intended to understand and/or learn.
(d) What the reader is intended to understand and/or learn.
2. How can emotion be elevated for a character by utilizing the natural world?
(a) By connecting the thoughts of a group of people with the natural world.
(b) By connecting the experiences of a group of people with the natural world.
(c) By connecting the thoughts of an individual with the natural world.
(d) By connecting the experiences of an individual with the natural world.
3. What type of reaction will an audience have to a character with opposing characteristics?
(a) Immediate and negative.
(b) They may not respond at all.
(c) Slow, but mostly negative.
(d) Immediate, but not necessarily negative.
4. What kind of narrative should a storyteller use?
(a) Effective and poetic.
(b) Effective and involved.
(c) Effective and condensed.
(d) Effective and engaging.
5. How does Chapter 1 end?
(a) With the insignificance of a character's previous experiences.
(b) With the value of a character's physical appearance.
(c) With the value of a character's previous experiences.
(d) With the insignificance of a character's physical appearance.
Short Answer Questions
1. Besides context, what else can a name provide for a character?
2. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
3. What can cause a reader to become more engaged with a character?
4. How necessary is it for characters to be more than stereotypes in a narrative where an idea is the primary focus?
5. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way can the story itself provide a writer with additional characters?
2. What is the idea of a story, and how is it used?
3. What are the main functions of major and minor characters, and how can a writer achieve them?
4. What is writing based on "issue", and how can it be a source for characters?
5. What kind of act is writing and how does it compare to other mediums?
6. What is an event-focused narrative and how much characterization is necessary for it?
7. How can writers find characters within themselves?
8. As explained in the Introduction, on what are the author's suggestions based?
9. What is a helpful tip about keeping track of character names that the author provides at the end of Chapter 4?
10. What are some places that a writer can look to find the inspiration for characters?
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