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1. How is suspense created?

 
 
 
 

2. What are the three ways we discussed of warning the audience that something bad is about to happen to the hero? (For a total of 3 points).

 
 
 
 
 
 

3. Dread is a combination of ______________, expectation, and fear. (The blank stands in for one-word and multiple-word answers.)

 
 
 
 
 

4. When “something to want” meets “something to dread” what do we find?

 
 
 

5. What is our term, in this curriculum, for a “bad thing around the corner”?

 
 
 
 

6. What does a story villain embody?

 
 
 

7. If you fulfill every dreadful promise you make, you will bore your reader.

 
 

8. How do we fulfill a dreadful promise?

 
 
 
 

9. The obstacles in your hero’s way should become increasingly difficult, and flow naturally from the conflict. When done well, what does this produce?

 
 
 

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