1. Literature in the form of prose, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people.
2. Something that is invented or untrue.
Fiction is the classification of any ilk of writing propelled by imagination; it varies from play, short stories, novel, novella and so forth.
Fiction constitutes an act of creative invention, so that faithfulness to reality is not typically assumed; in other words, fiction is not expected to present only characters who are actual people or descriptions that are factually true. The context of fiction is generally open to interpretation, due to fiction's freedom from any necessary embedding in reality; however, some …show more content…
Every novel is an ideal plane inserted into the realm of reality. 2. Reality is not always probable, or likely. But if you're writing a story, you have to make it as plausible as you can, because if not, the reader's imagination will reject it.
Apocalypse and Post-apocalyptic fiction as a genre:
The post-apocalyptic (sometimes abbreviated as "post-apo" or "post-nuke") is a sub-genre of science fiction, that depicts life after a disaster, which destroyed civilization: a nuclear war, collision with a meteorite, epidemic, economic and energy crisis, etc.
Sometimes used simply for its ultra-violent aspects, post-apocalyptic fiction is based on a delicate balance between a lost civilization and a rising chaos. This is both the end of the world and a new start. A rich contradiction that develops an original speech about the real world order that follows.
The fear of nuclear war gave birth to the post-apocalyptic genre. In the multitude of post-apocalyptic works, two essential criteria are prevalent: the society is destroyed; the protagonist(s) live in the ruins of the ancient …show more content…
The story follows a group of people struggling to survive in a world infected by the plague. It focuses on a male character as he struggles to keep his family safe but he is inevitably left as the last living man.
The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion of Edgar Allan Poe written in 1839 is the conversation between two souls in the afterlife as they discuss the world's destruction. The destruction was caused by a comet that eliminated the nitrogen of the atmosphere, which left only oxygen and resulted a Hell in the world.
The novel, After London, written by Richard Jefferies in 1885 can be described as a true post-apocalyptic fiction. After a sudden disaster and unspecified that wiped out the population of England, nature takes its course and the few survivors return to a quasi-medieval way of life. The first chapters are essentially a description of the recovery of England in nature: fields become overgrown by forest, pets are now wild, roads and cities are overgrown, London becomes a lake and marshes are