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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 makes another character go along with something neither one of them believe.
(b) When a character refuses to go along with something they cannot believe.
(c) When a character makes another character go along with something they cannot believe.
(d) When a character goes along with something they cannot believe.
2. Which type of narrative is most often used when writing from a Representation perspective?
(a) First person or second person.
(b) First person.
(c) Third person.
(d) Second person.
3. How can changes in people be perceived by others?
(a) They might not want to understand it.
(b) They will never understand it.
(c) They will always understand it.
(d) They might not understand it.
4. What does the term, "downplaying", refer to in comedy?
(a) Making less of a setback instead of more.
(b) Making less of a triumph instead of more.
(c) Making more of a setback instead of less.
(d) Making more of a triumph instead of less.
5. What is the amount of justification proportionate to?
(a) The number of events involved in the character being justified.
(b) The number of characters involved in the event being justified.
(c) The event being justified.
(d) The character being justified.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author in the beginning of Chapter 12, what changes along with people?
2. What does the term, "take", describe in a comedy?
3. What is a Presentation perspective?
4. What are the three ways a writer should penetrate the mind or experience of the viewpoint narrator?
5. Which perspective is placed on the humor by a writer in a comedy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What creates believable characters, according to the author in, "The Serious Character: Make Us Believe"?
2. How can a random transformation be written if it seems to occur for no reason?
3. How can a writer explore a character's past?
4. What is the difference between an omniscient narrator and a viewpoint narrator?
5. What are some of the ways a writer can develop a story around characters that do not change?
6. How is the illusion of truth created?
7. What are some of the different voices a person uses based on the situation?
8. What happens when a reader interprets a change in a character that was not intended?
9. In Chapter 18, how does the author describe the potential of a writer in finding characters?
10. What are the three levels in which a writer can penetrate the mind or experience of a viewpoint character?
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