2014 Book Club Questions

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  • 1. 

    The hero in a story is the character who

    • A.

      Helps start a war.

    • B.

      Always flys with a red cape.

    • C.

      Fights the good character in the story.

    • D.

      Overcomes the villian and/or works to overcome the main conflict in the story.

    Correct Answer
    D. Overcomes the villian and/or works to overcome the main conflict in the story.
    Explanation
    The hero in a story is typically portrayed as the protagonist who takes on the role of overcoming the villain and resolving the main conflict in the story. This is a common narrative trope where the hero is seen as the central figure who fights against evil or adversity. By successfully overcoming the villain and working towards resolving the main conflict, the hero becomes the driving force of the story and often embodies qualities such as bravery, determination, and selflessness.

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  • 2. 

    The theme in your novel is...

    • A.

      The sequence of events.

    • B.

      What the author wants us to take from a story.

    • C.

      The people in the story.

    • D.

      The problem in the story.

    Correct Answer
    B. What the author wants us to take from a story.
    Explanation
    The theme in a novel refers to the underlying message or central idea that the author wants readers to understand or take away from the story. It is the deeper meaning or insight that the author conveys through the events, characters, and conflicts in the narrative. While the sequence of events, the people in the story, and the problem in the story are all important elements, they do not capture the overall message or purpose that the author intends to communicate.

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  • 3. 

    The plot of story is?

    • A.

      The characters in the story.

    • B.

      The problem in the story.

    • C.

      What the author wants you to take from story.

    • D.

      Defined as the events that make up a story, particularly as they relate to one another in a pattern, in a sequence, through cause and effect how the reader views the story, or simply by coincidence.

    Correct Answer
    D. Defined as the events that make up a story, particularly as they relate to one another in a pattern, in a sequence, through cause and effect how the reader views the story, or simply by coincidence.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that the plot of a story is defined as the events that make up the story and how they relate to each other in a pattern, sequence, or through cause and effect. It also mentions that the plot can be influenced by how the reader views the story or by coincidence. This answer provides a comprehensive definition of what the plot encompasses in a story.

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  • 4. 

    The conflict in a story is...

    • A.

      Where and when the story takes place.

    • B.

      The sequence of events in the story.

    • C.

      The problem in the story.

    • D.

      What the author wants you to take from the story.

    Correct Answer
    C. The problem in the story.
    Explanation
    The conflict in a story refers to the problem or struggle that the characters face. It is the central issue that drives the plot and creates tension and suspense. The conflict can be internal, such as a character's internal struggle with their own desires or fears, or external, such as a character's conflict with another character, society, or nature. The conflict is what keeps the story interesting and propels the characters forward in their journey.

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  • 5. 

    What was the title of your book, and who was the author?

  • 6. 

    The resolution in a story is when

    • A.

      The characters all go home.

    • B.

      The main problem in the story is worked out.

    • C.

      The climax of the story starts.

    • D.

      The villain reveals himself or herself.

    Correct Answer
    B. The main problem in the story is worked out.
    Explanation
    The resolution in a story refers to the point where the main problem or conflict in the story is resolved or worked out. It is the stage where all loose ends are tied up, and the story reaches a conclusion. The resolution is not about the characters going home or the climax of the story starting, but rather about the resolution of the main problem. It is the point where the story finds its closure and the conflicts are resolved, leading to the end of the narrative.

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  • 7. 

    When an author uses "Pathetic Fallacy" in a story, he or she is using what technique?

    • A.

      The technique of emotion.

    • B.

      The technique of colorul writing.

    • C.

      He or she is telling the reader the end of the story is near.

    • D.

      The author is mirroring the weather with the emotions of the main characters.

    Correct Answer
    D. The author is mirroring the weather with the emotions of the main characters.
    Explanation
    When an author uses "Pathetic Fallacy" in a story, they are employing the technique of mirroring the weather with the emotions of the main characters. This literary device allows the author to create a deeper connection between the external environment and the internal feelings of the characters. By attributing human emotions to the weather or natural elements, the author enhances the atmosphere and symbolism in the story, providing a more immersive reading experience for the audience.

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  • 8. 

    Why would you recommend the novel you read to a friend? Please explain your answer.

  • 9. 

    A narrator who knows everything about all the characters and who is all knowing is omniscient.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. An omniscient narrator is one who possesses complete knowledge about all the characters in a story and is aware of everything happening in the plot. This narrator has access to the thoughts, feelings, and motivations of all the characters, providing an all-knowing perspective to the reader. This narrative technique allows for a comprehensive understanding of the story and its characters, enhancing the overall storytelling experience.

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  • 10. 

    There are usually several different types of characters in stories. One type of character who exhibits these traits is described in this way: They have one or two characteristics that never change and are often over-emphasized.  (This is a one word answer.)

    Correct Answer
    Static
    static
    Explanation
    Static characters are those who do not undergo any significant changes throughout the story. They have consistent traits that remain the same and are often exaggerated or emphasized. These characters serve as a contrast to dynamic characters who experience personal growth and transformation. Static characters are important in providing stability and highlighting the changes and development of other characters in the story.

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  • 11. 

    What point of view type does this description sound like:  The writer tells what happens without stating more than can be inferred from the story's action and dialogue.  The narrator never discloses anything about what the characters think or feel, remaining a detached observer.

    • A.

      Third Person Point of View

    • B.

      First Person Point of View

    • C.

      Objective Point of View

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Objective Point of View
    Explanation
    The description provided indicates that the writer only presents the events and dialogue of the story without revealing the thoughts or emotions of the characters. This suggests that the narrator remains detached and objective, making the correct answer Objective Point of View.

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  • 12. 

    In literature, the setting is a device for  emotional coloring or the emotional meaning of the work and provides an extremely important contribution to the full meaning.  In spoken language, it is indicated by the inflection of the speaker's voice. The emotional meaning of a statement may vary widely according to the tone of voice with which it is uttered; the tone may be ecstatic, incredulous, despairing, resigned, etc.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If this state is false, explain why it is false.

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  • 13. 

    On what page of the book you just read can you find when and where it was was published?

    Correct Answer
    the copyright page, copyright, Copyright Page, copyright page
    Explanation
    The copyright page is where information about when and where the book was published can be found. This page typically includes details such as the copyright date, the publisher's name and address, and any legal notices or permissions. It is usually located towards the beginning of the book, often after the title page or the table of contents.

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