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Question 1: For example in ________' Don Quixote, the dreamy and impractical Quixote is thin in contrast to his companion, the realistic and practical Sancho Panza, who is fat.
NovelMiguel de CervantesSpainVenice

Question 2: Another popular fictional character, Sherlock Holmes is tall and lean; ________, is often described as "middle-sized, strongly built".
Inspector LestradeJohn Watson (Sherlock Holmes)Mycroft HolmesProfessor Moriarty

Question 3: This is especially true in the case of ________ and the "story within a story" motif.
MetatheatreMetafictionNonlinear narrativeMeta-reference

Question 4: One example of a plot being used as a foil can be seen in the graphic novel ________, where a comic book within the Watchmen universe presents a story similar to that of one of the main characters.
WatchmenAlan Moore bibliographyV for VendettaAlan Moore

Question 5: The "straight man" in a ________ is a comic foil.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-InDeadpanDouble actRik Mayall


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