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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 does "controlled disbelief" refer to?
(a) When a character refuses to go along with something they cannot believe.
(b) When a character goes along with something they cannot believe.
(c) When a character makes another character go along with something neither one of them believe.
(d) When a character makes another character go along with something they cannot believe.
2. What is a common reaction to a change?
(a) People might be fearful of it.
(b) People might be amused by it.
(c) People might be confused by it.
(d) People might be saddened by it.
3. Which Irish novelist does the author refer to when describing characters that change from situations beyond their control?
(a) Jonathan Swift.
(b) Charles Kickham.
(c) William Carleton.
(d) James Joyce.
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 parents.
(b) A telephone voice.
(c) A voice used with children.
(d) An internal voice.
5. What type of motives should be included when writing a character that is more believable?
(a) Vaguely defined.
(b) Consistent and unchanging.
(c) Clearly defined.
(d) Inconsistent and changing.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is "justification"?
2. What type of attitude should a character have with reference to events?
3. What is a viewpoint narrator?
4. How can changes in people be perceived by others?
5. Which one of the following is an example listed in Chapter 12 of a transformation causing consequence that is beyond a character's control?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 18, how does the author describe the potential of a writer in finding characters?
2. What can contribute to a powerful sense of attitude for a character?
3. In what ways can a character change him/herself?
4. What are the advantages to using an omniscient or limited narration?
5. What are the most common tenses used in narration and how does the author describe the risks involved with using different ones?
6. What creates believable characters, according to the author in, "The Serious Character: Make Us Believe"?
7. What is the difference between first person narrative and third person narrative?
8. What happens when a reader interprets a change in a character that was not intended?
9. How can a random transformation be written if it seems to occur for no reason?
10. What are some of the different voices a person uses based on the situation?
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