1、If we want readers to see our writing as valuable, we need to pay attention to three things: subject, style, and ______.
2、The values of literature include the following EXCEPT ______.
A、Literature feeds our dreams and aspirations.
B、It discourages us from knowing and improving ourselves and our world
C、We read poems, plays, stories, and essays to learn what it is to be human.
D、We read for the adventure of finding out about life in other times and places.
3、Which of the following statements is NOT true?
A、In creative writing, you have more freedom to choose what to write about.
B、In creative writing, you have more freedom to develop your own unique style.
C、In creative writing, you can write anything you want any way you want.
D、Creative writing has great value as a means of self-expression.
4、What is the benefit of creative writing?
A、Through the expression of our own words, thoughts, and emotions, we meet our true selves.
B、We learn to appreciate nature’s beauty by seeing and listening to it like a child with fresh eyes and ears.
C、We make new contacts and build close bonds with others by sharing our creative writing with them.
D、All of the options
5、Creative writing emphasizes the following EXCEPT ______.
6、Metaphorically speaking, creative writing is not about the ingredients to prepare a certain meal we have eaten and enjoyed before, but about the adventure of the ______ meal.
7、What is the only way to become truly educated and move ahead in life?
A、Going to a good university
C、Traveling a lot
D、Embarking on new paths of knowledge and experience
8、What did people throughout history all over the world—including China—not do to become better writers?
D、Moving out of their hometown
9、What can you do when you are writing in the way of stream of consciousness?
A、Take time to worry whether your words make sense or follow logically.
B、Write down absolutely everything in your mind or what you notice.
C、Sit in a sofa in a comfortable position so as to recall something.
D、Take time to edit your outpourings.
10、Which of the following ways can help you get started on your creative writing?
A、Writing to music.
B、Using the stream of consciousness.
C、Writing about smells which impress you a lot.
D、All of the options.第二章测试
1、The three musical tools in poetry are rhythm, rhyme and ______.
2、Where does western poetry tradition begin?
3、Who originally created and sang poems?
4、The opposite of an end-stopped line is called ______.
B、an enjambed line
5、Which of the following statements about couplets is NOT true?
A、A couplet—just like a couple—means two lines.
B、Each line can stand alone by itself and make sense.
C、Couplets can be very effective in end-stopped form when the first line asks a question, like a riddle, and the second line gives the answer.
D、The two lines in a couplet must have the same number of words.
6、Three lines is called a ______.
7、Figurative language is not ______.
8、A poem in two voices is to use stanzas to tell about something from two different ______.
A、points of view
A、doesn’t involve rhyme and rhythm.
B、means words that sound like what they mean.
C、is a kind of sound made by people.
D、cannot be used with other figures of speech.
10、What is repetition?
A、The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words.
B、Speaking or writing that makes something sound better, more exciting, etc. than it really is.
C、Comparing something to something else.
D、Doing or saying the same thing many times.第三章测试
1、Historical fiction is also called_______.
2、Which of the following statements is correct?
A、If you’re writing about Mongolia in the time of Kubla Khan, your main character is more likely to be a fisherman.
B、Historical fictions always end tragically.
C、Research and verisimilitude are highly important in writing historical fictions.
D、You can make up anything without limitations in writing historical fictions.
3、What are the two big categories of fiction we have discussed?
A、literary ficti on and genre fiction
B、literary fiction and non-literary fiction
C、literary fiction and science fiction
D、literary fiction and flash fiction.
4、What is the most popular type of genre fiction?
5、Flash fiction is also called the ________.
B、short short story
C、very short story
D、all of the above
6、Who is “A Letter to You” written to?
B、His old friend
7、What do we mean by “fiction”?
A、Fiction that tells a story that’s been invented or made up by the author.
B、Fiction that tells a story that’s been invented or made up by the character.
C、Fiction that tells a story that might happen in real life.
D、Fiction that tells a story that might happen in an imaginary world.
8、Which of the following can be seen as the most serious fiction?
9、What does not the prose poetry rely on?
10、The Austrian writer Franz Kafka said some of the greatest literature is related to the detection of .
1、In creative nonfiction, _________ can bring readers right into the heart of the action.
A、the present tense
B、the past tense
C、the future tense
D、the present perfect tense
2、What does “the miniature” mean in this lecture?
A、Something of a much smaller size than normal
B、The art of painting
C、A copy on a much reduced scale
D、A new form of creative writing
3、“All writers should pretend they are from the planet Mars and have just landed on earth for the first time” is put forward by_________.
C、a Martian writer
4、One trick is to try to describe the world using the senses and perspective of———, filled with innocent wonder at all that life holds.
5、By what way can we present our own lives in ways that readers will find fascinating?
D、The segmented essay
6、What do we learn in all vast variety of creative nonfiction?
A、Meanings of being human
B、Fascinating lives of other human being
C、Experience of being yourself
D、A better understanding of our own lives
7、What does the French verb “essayer” exactly mean?
A、Not to give something a try
B、To give something a try
C、To write an essay
D、To be a writer
8、What are some types of creative nonfiction intended to convey?
A、The author’s immature personal feelings
B、Some imaginary touching stories
C、Some exact figures of certain experiments
D、Specific types of helpful advice or other informative content
9、Which one is not favoured in writing meditative essay?
B、Generalized contents and clichés
C、What you have learned through experience
D、What you are wondering about the future
10、Advice, manuals, instructions, memoirs, reflections, and personal interpretations of history all belong to the genre of_________
1、A 10-minute play will be approximately________ pages long and laid out using one of the traditional playscript formats.
2、The 10-minute play is one of the shortest forms of a _________.
A、short short story
3、What is creative writing for Except?
A、To make our voices heard
B、To leave a mark on the world
C、To know ourselves
D、To be famous
4、What can we learn through the model or example of other writers?
D、All of the options
5、In addition to being appropriate to your characters and setting, the content of your dialogue should help reveal the play’s theme, deepen your audience’s insight into your characters, add important details of backstory, and move the plot arc forward.
A、personalities of your character
B、content of your dialogue
C、climax of the story
D、expressions of feelings
6、________becomes foregrounded in the genre of drama, which means it tends to take a more central role than in other genres.
7、Three of your best tools in writing drama are characters and characterization, dialogue, and________
8、You’ve found that the tools of can have a big impact when you are conveying the speaker’s point of view in your poems.
9、Which of the following sentences is the best definition of a log line in this lecture?
A、It is a summary of a television program or film.
B、It is a line to which a ship’s log is attached.
C、It is a one-sentence summary of the script.
D、It is a knotted cord.
10、What can be included in a backstory?
A、the character’s personality
B、the character’s birthplace
C、the character’s work experience
D、All of the options