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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. What type of humor is injected into a comedy?
2. What is the benefit of an omniscient narrator?
(a) It can provide a better understanding of the events for a reader.
(b) It can provide a better understanding of the reasons behind the events for the reader.
(c) It can reveal more character in less time.
(d) It can reveal more character in a way that is clearer.
3. How do the motives of a believable character affect the direction of the story?
(a) They change the direction of the story.
(b) They do not affect the direction of the story.
(c) They abandon the direction of the story.
(d) They keep the direction of the story on track.
4. What distinguishes a first person narrative from other forms?
(a) None of the answers is correct.
(b) It is much more intimate.
(c) It is slightly more intimate.
(d) It is slightly less intimate.
5. What is one of fiction's most important purposes?
(a) To make the reader feel less uncomfortable.
(b) To make the reader feel more uncomfortable.
(c) To make the reader feel more sorrow.
(d) To make the reader feel less sorrow.
Short Answer Questions
1. Based on the author's quote at the end of Chapter 16, when is a first person narrative not worth doing?
2. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
3. How can a character appear to change while remaining unchanged?
4. How can changes in people be perceived by others?
5. What makes the techniques for interjecting humor even more effective?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the difference between an omniscient narrator and a viewpoint narrator?
2. What happens when a reader interprets a change in a character that was not intended?
3. How is the illusion of truth created?
4. What is the author's theory of how people experience transformations in life?
5. In what ways can a character change him/herself?
6. What are the advantages to using an omniscient or limited narration?
7. What are some of the different voices a person uses based on the situation?
8. What is the difference between first person narrative and third person narrative?
9. How can a random transformation be written if it seems to occur for no reason?
10. What are some of the consequences that are beyond a character's control and provoke a transformation?
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