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NOUN TMA Questions & Answers: ENG181 - Introduction To Fiction

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Q1 Ba􀳦?? So Long a Letter revolves around matrimonial experiences of two friends ...........................

Ramatoulaye and Aissatou

Q2 The term omniscient point of view is sometimes referred to as ......................................

The eye of God

Q3 When a writer is saddled with the responsibility of telling the story, such a point of view is known as --
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Omniscient point of view

Q4 When a story is told by one of the characters in the narrative, it is called.............................

First person narrative

Q5 Depending on the writer􀳦??s choice, a narrator may be

Abusive or unabusive

Q6 The presentation of a narrative by a writer in different ways is called

Point of view

Q7 Achebe􀳦??s A Man of the People was set in early

1960s

Q8 Setting can be identified in a narrative through various means such as:

Dates and location

Q9 Pointers to the issue of setting are:

Characters, issues and events

Q10 In simple terms, setting could also be defined as ........................ and.......................................

Location and time

Q11 Meka in Oyono􀳦??s Old Man and the Medal is an example of ..................................

Round character

Q12 ................................... grow from innocence to maturity

Round characters

Q13 Characters that grow and develop as the narration progresses are known as ..........................

round character

Q14 Flat characters are predictable because there is no change in their ................ and activities.

Growth

Q15 A flat character believes in action and not .......................................

Words

Q16 ......................................... in Achebe􀳦??s Things Fall Apart is an example of flat character.

Okonkwo

Q17 Flat characters are sometimes referred to as ..................

Static characters

Q18 Flat Characters are usually very ....................... in belief

Rigid

Q19 Characters who remain the same in the story line are known as ...............................

flat characters

Q20 Minor Characters are usually involved in....................the major Character

supporting




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Q21 When no specific character is saddled with the responsibility of telling the story, the
.....................himself or herself narrates the story

Playwright

Q22 The novelist allows one of the...........................................in the novel to tell the story

Characters

Q23 A character􀳦??s nature is usually projected by the writer through the character􀳦??s ..................... and ..................................

Words and actions

Q24 A character is a participant in a story while his character traits and how they are handled by the author is referred to as......................................

Action

Q25 A character opposed to the yearnings and aspirations of the protagonist is known as .....................

Antagonist

Q26 A character that serves as the driving force of a storyline, especially in achieving the story􀳦??s objectives or goal, is called ............................

Protagonist

Q27 There are basically two major kinds of characters ..........................and ..................................

major and minor

Q28 Characters are .................................... in any prose narrative.

indispensable

Q29 Characters in fiction are the human beings, animals or supernatural beings that act out the story presented in the work.

Agreed

Q30 A novel tells the story that depicts the lives and experiences of a person referred to as ..................

character

Q31 The ........................... and ........................... are interrelated.

Title / subject matter

Q32 The titles of the following novels are derived from the names of their characters except ..................

Conrad􀳦??s Heart of Darkness

Q33 An example of a prose fiction that uses the name of a character as its title is .......................... .....

Dicken􀳦??s Oliver Twist

Q34 The title of any work is the .................................. name of that work

Distinguishing

Q35 Subject matter in prose fiction is a kind of ..................... of what is presented in the work.

Summary

Q36 Hitherto contemporary historical period, the issue of ............... was central to South African novels.

apartheid

Q37 Central to East African novels is the issue of ..........................

land

Q38 Central to Jane Austen􀳦??s Pride and Prejudice is ..........................

Matrimony

Q39 Who defined theme as 􀳦??... conceptual distillation of the story, often listed as one of the fundamental elements of fiction􀳦?􀳦.

J. P. Morrell

Q40 Akachi Ezeigbo, a Nigerian female critic believes that a theme is something deeper than..................

subject matter





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Q41 .................................... define(s) theme as 􀳦??the abstract concept which is made concrete through its representation in person, action and image in the work􀳦?􀳦

J. R. Harmsworth

Q42 Theme is the central dominating idea in a literary .................................

Work

Q43 The writer gives 􀳦??flesh􀳦?? to his story by building characters and actions to ............................... the central idea.

Dramatise

Q44 The writer develops his story by creating characters and actions to ................................

Dramatise the central idea

Q45 The central idea or subject matter which a writer tries to put across to his readers is known as :

Theme

Q46 The story of a novel is woven around a particular idea which the writer wants to ....................... to his/her readers.

Communicate

Q47 The plot of a work is referred to as complex because the events are presented in a ......................... manner

Disjointed

Q48 􀳦??Literary writers who subvert the plot of their works base such presentations on literary modes such as absurdity theory, modernism, structuralism and post colonialism.􀳦?􀳦

Agreed

Q49 When a work is having a subplot in a prose fiction, it usually helps to

Broaden the reader􀳦??s perspective on the plot

Q50 Complex plot as the name suggests, is more ..................... than the simple plot

Complicated

Q51 A plot structure that does not have sequential arrangement of events is known as:

Complex plot

Q52 Typical example of novels having simple plot include Daniel Defoe􀳦??s Robinson Crusoe, Henry Feilding􀳦??s ............................................ and Flora Nwapa􀳦??s Efuru.

Tom Jones

Q53 The literary term for simple plot is

Linear plot

Q54 In a linear plot style,

Events are closely knit together in sequence
Events are knit together in chronological order
*** All the above
None of the answers is applicable

Q55 A simple plot presents the ............................ of one character, usually the hero, from the beginning to the end.

Adventure

Q56 The plot of a narrative is not premised on unfolding incidents based on previous actions.

Strongly disagreed

Q57 There are two basic types of plots: simple and ................ ...... plots

Complex

Q58 The basic difference between plot and story is

Story is the events while plot is the sequence of events

Q59 A typical plot structure consists of climax, complication, situation, ................. and finally leading to resolution.

denouement

Q60 Plot in a narrative work aims at achieving

Particular emotional and artistic effects



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Q61 A simple plot is usually built on a sequence of

Beginning, middle and end

Q62 ........................................... is often referred to as one of the fundamental elements of fiction.

Plot

Q63 All the following are elements of prose fiction except:

Poetic diction

Q64 An author tells a story using characters to dramatise events and experiences based on sequential arrangement known as............

Plot

Q65 In prose fiction, the writer tells a story by dramatising human conditions and human ........................

relationships

Q66 What distinguishes prose fiction from history?

Prose fiction tells a story

Q67 What distinguishes prose fiction from any other narrative or fictional work?

It is fictive and narrative in nature

Q68 The earliest form of prose presentation was...................................

Prose Lancelot

Q69 Both prose and fiction have the following common features:

both are fictitious, imaginary art, the terms were gotten from Latin

Q70 Fiction cannot be considered as fictitious narrative because of its considerable length.

Strongly disagreed

Q71 The term fiction was gotten from the ........................ word ........................which means ...................

Latin / fictim / created,

Q72 In ancient times, the importance prose was rooted in its value of ...........................

translation

Q73 Historically, prose had the advantage of being a medium of

silent and private reading

Q74 Prose as a medium of communication could be effectively used in

oral and written

Q75 ............................ defines prose as 􀳦??words in their best order􀳦??.

S. T. Coleridge

Q76 One common feature of prose writing is:

Its simplicity and ability to communicate easily

Q77 Prosaic writing has a lot in common with

everyday speech

Q78 Prose is usually written in a prosaic manner without any particular defined structure.

Agreed

Q79 Prose is gotten from ............. word ................. because of its ................ rendition

Latin, prosa, straight-forward

Q80 Fiction is one of the major genres of literature

Agreed




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