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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 must happen when a narrator does not describe an event in a first person narration?
(a) There should be a similar event after the one not described.
(b) There should be a similar event before the one not described.
(c) There should be more than one event taking place at the same time.
(d) There should be a clear and valid justification.
2. What is a Representation perspective?
(a) A narrative that influences the reader how to respond to the story.
(b) A narrative that allows the reader to forget they are being read a story.
(c) A narrative that reminds the reader they are being told a story.
(d) A narrative that prevents the reader from responding to a story.
3. What is it that changes the control a writer has when they write words down?
(a) The fact that a writer writes without thinking.
(b) The fact that a writer can see the words.
(c) The fact that a writer cannot hear the words.
(d) The fact that a writer speaks without thinking.
4. How does the author describe the world created in a first person narrative in Chapter 16?
(a) Familiar and logical.
(b) Strange and twisted.
(c) Strange in an unreasonable way.
(d) Strange in a reasonable way.
5. What is the main advantage of a first person narrative?
(a) To let the reader see the world as someone else sees it.
(b) To let the reader understand the world differently than the narrator sees it.
(c) To cause the reader to accept their own world.
(d) To encourage the reader to accept the world as someone else sees it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does "controlled disbelief" refer to?
2. What types of details are necessary to make a character believable?
3. What should the motives reveal when making a character more believable?
4. How are "showing" and "telling" defined?
5. Which perspective is placed on the humor by a writer in a comedy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the limitations and advantages of the first person narrative?
2. How is the illusion of truth created?
3. How do "showing" and "telling" affect the story?
4. What is the difference between first person narrative and third person narrative?
5. What are the advantages to using an omniscient or limited narration?
6. What is "controlled disbelief"?
7. How can a writer explore a character's past?
8. What happens when a reader interprets a change in a character that was not intended?
9. How does the importance of a character affect the change undergone, and what effect does it have on the writing of the narrative?
10. What are some of the different voices a person uses based on the situation?
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