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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author in Chapter 13, what is the writer's responsibility?
2. How can changes in people be perceived by others?
3. What is it that changes the control a writer has when they write words down?
4. Which form of language requires more precision?
5. Which one of the following is not an example used by the author when listing the different voices people use?
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the hero in fiction as it is described in the book. Explain the definition of a hero, what traits contribute to a heroic character, which situations can cause characters to reveal their heroic side, and how an ordinary person doing extraordinary things can add to the drama of a story. Include examples of literature to illustrate the way a hero can be created and developed effectively.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the presentation perspective with the representation perspective. Include a detailed definition of each one and their applications in fiction. Also, provide relevant examples of how a perspective can change a story and its characters.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the hierarchy of the three types of characters in fiction. Use the book to provide and describe examples of walk-ons, minor characters, and major characters, the main functions of each, and any similarities between them.
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