Elements Of Fiction And Reading Signposts

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  • 1. 
    During which stage does the author introduce the characters?
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What usually happens in the rising action?
    • A. 

      The setting is described.

    • B. 

      The reader learns who the characters are.

    • C. 

      The plot gets more complicated.

    • D. 

      The outcome is revealed.

  • 3. 
    Having to survive the effects of a tsunami is an internal conflict.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What kind of conflict is the following:Susie was at the grocery store when she saw a boy stealing some food.  The boy told her not to turn him in.  She was hesitant but wanted to help, because the boy looked hungry and desperate.  Susie was not sure what to do.
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      External

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    Which of the following elements is part of part of a story's setting?
    • A. 

      Historical period

    • B. 

      Season of the year

    • C. 

      The dialect (speech pattern) spoken by a character.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    What kind of character changes or grows as a result of events in the story?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Archetypal

    • D. 

      Stereotypical

  • 7. 
    A static character is one who
    • A. 

      Changes as the story progresses

    • B. 

      Dies at the end of the story

    • C. 

      Changes very little or not at all

    • D. 

      Is emotionally unstable

  • 8. 
    A theme is a ____________________ within the writing.
    • A. 

      Message

    • B. 

      Topic/motif

    • C. 

      Detailed description

    • D. 

      Poetic element

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a theme?
    • A. 

      Gratitude

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      Character is more important than appearance.

    • D. 

      The future

  • 10. 
    I asked myself whether I had done the wrong thing when I told her we could no longer be friends.Example of ...
  • 11. 
    We know that a person is a very calm, unemotional person, but suddenly he becomes very angry.Example of...
  • 12. 
    "Some day you will understand that winning is not as valuable as helping others," said my father.Example of...
  • 13. 
    I thought back to the days when I used to spend every recess on the swing set.  When I was in third grade, that was my favorite thing to do.Example of...
  • 14. 
    Suddenly I understood that she was a much finer person than I had ever realized.Example of...
  • 15. 
    In the novel Hatchet, the reader often encounters the words "secret" and "divorce."Example of...