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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 should exaggeration be used when writing a comedy?
(a) With no boundaries.
(b) Within certain boundaries.
(c) With extreme caution.
(d) Exaggeration should not be used in a comedy.
2. Which form of language requires more precision?
(b) Neither writing nor speaking requires precision.
(d) Writing and speaking both require the same amount of precision.
3. What does "controlled disbelief" refer to?
(a) When a character makes another character go along with something they cannot believe.
(b) When a character goes along with something they cannot believe.
(c) When a character refuses to go along with something they cannot believe.
(d) When a character makes another character go along with something neither one of them believe.
4. In a comedy, what are the comedic interjections grounded in?
5. How much impact does sound have on the types of voices the author is discussing in Chapter 13?
(a) It is only a small part of it.
(b) It is a major part of it.
(c) It has an average impact on it.
(d) It has no impact on it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What must happen when a narrator does not describe an event in a first person narration?
2. What type of humor is injected into a comedy?
3. What should the motives reveal when making a character more believable?
4. What is the amount of justification proportionate to?
5. In order to help make a character more believable, how should the details be presented?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 18, how does the author describe the potential of a writer in finding characters?
2. What are some of the different voices a person uses based on the situation?
3. What creates believable characters, according to the author in, "The Serious Character: Make Us Believe"?
4. What are the advantages to using an omniscient or limited narration?
5. How is the illusion of truth created?
6. How can a writer explore a character's past?
7. What are some of the consequences that are beyond a character's control and provoke a transformation?
8. What happens when a reader interprets a change in a character that was not intended?
9. How does the topic of transformations lead the author to an important reason that fiction exists?
10. What is the value of justification and how does a writer decide the amount to include in a story?
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