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1. The approach of this course is to teach what’s called “formula fiction.”

 
 

2. Which one of these statements is true?

 
 
 

3. If a story follows a tried-and-true formula/pattern, and is well-written, it does not matter whether it has meaning. It will be a good story.

 
 

4. A(n) _______________ is a secondary story within the framework of your novel—a complete story that intertwines with your main one. (The blank stands in for one-word and multiple-word answers.)

 
 
 
 
 

5. It is fine to have more than one plot in your story, as long as they share the same story goal.

 
 

6. Why do I ask you not to use the technique of “cutting away from the action” by cutting between plots?

 
 
 

7. Chapter two might also be called Promises, Prophecies, and _____________________.

 
 
 
 

8. Dramatists sometimes refer to a ____________ between the expected and actual. The main objective of chapter two is to _____________ it. (The blanks stand in for one-word and multiple-word answers.)

 
 
 
 
 
 

9. Chapter four often shows the hero . . .

 
 
 
 

10. The mentor is often revealed as the mentor in chapter four.

 
 

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