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  • Fiction Is Fiction Worthwhile

    I believe that reading fiction is really worthwhile. Non-fiction teaches us about facts or things that have gone on in the past. Fiction tells us stories and uses entertaining plots. As little children thats were we develop our imagination and creativity skills. We need fiction to expand our minds beyond just history and the facts of life. Fiction stories show hidden messages about different morals and decisions that determine what kind of person you want to be. Childhood stories always involve a heroic rescue or an adventure where the main character defeats the bad guy and saves his pals or a helpless person in trouble. Fiction stories teach people to bring out that inner hero inside of them or teaches them to pull through in the eye of adversity…

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  • Fiction: Escapism In Fiction

    Escapism in Fiction Escapism occurs when someone tries to distract or relieve their mind from reality, especially by entertainment or engaging in fantasy. Fictional works appeal to many audiences because they give people the ability to escape reality. Although escapism is not the only reason that people like fictional stories, it is often considered as one of the leading reasons. Wanting to escape from a repetitive life and being entertained, wanting to control mood, and wanting to do something…

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  • Walton Fiction And Non-Fiction Summary

    In his well-known article “Fiction and Non-fiction”, Kendall Walton introduces his theory of fiction as a game of make believe, in which representational art can be presumed as props that impose specific imaginings. Furthermore, Walton’s 1978 paper “Fearing Fictionally” addresses the paradox of fiction i.e. how can we be moved by things that do not exist in the case of fiction? The following paper will critically assess how Walton’s position in ‘Fearing Fictionally’ is related to his argument in…

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  • Science Fiction Vs Absurdist Fiction

    Science Fiction vs Absurdist Fiction: A Battle of Genres When classifying a piece of literature, it is imperative to consider its genre. A text’s genre can answer the unknown inquiries that a reader may come up with. For example, a genre can explain why a book is written this way, why it contains such language, and why certain plot elements are the way they are. Science Fiction and Absurdist Fiction are two noteworthy genres to consider. Science Fiction is classified as “literature of the…

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  • Narrative Fiction Analysis

    Ideas of Tradition and Modernity Modulated by Narrative Fiction. Outstanding works of literature play a major role in developing distinct customs that are passed down from generation to generation. Narrative fiction does a great job at challenging the comfort and contemporary ideas of a group of people. To begin, narrative fiction contains many traditional customs. Works of literature can have many archetypes or tropes that people have always viewed as bad or good. For example, the archetype of…

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  • Commercial Fiction Analysis

    Fiction, they are the bedtime stories we tell our young ones (children, sisters, brothers, cousin, nephew, or nieces). It s the thriller, drama, or romantic novels read by a diverse and large age variety of different readers with interest of different genres. They are the historical, inspirational, motivating writing pieces that catch the eye of mostly adults and elderly people. Fiction’s sole purpose is “enjoyment and understanding” (Perrine,61). Literary fiction is the understanding purpose of…

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  • Fiction Vs Nonfiction

    Through the methods in which a writer creates a fictional story by using devices such as, Character, plot, and point of view they are able to expand and enhance our ability to understand other human beings; it promotes a deep sense of morality that affects all readers. Subsequently, fiction’s happy endings have distorted the reader’s sense of reality for the betterment of society. As a matter of fact, fiction is more effective at challenging our beliefs than nonfiction, which is made to persuade…

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  • Pulp Fiction

    In the first seconds of Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, 2 definitions of “pulp” are shown on the screen. “1. A soft, moist, shapeless mass of matter. 2. A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter and being characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper,” and both describe the movie well. The movie is shapeless, being told non-linearly, and is a mass of pop culture references and imitation of movie genres. The movie is stylistically the latter definition by being rough around the…

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  • Dystopian Fiction Cons

    Fictional stories act as the portals to the human heart. Through fiction, people are given insight into new perspectives from a wide variety of authors and characters, and develops a sense of empathy in readers that furthers their connection to each other. The knowledge offered by fiction is best demonstrated through insight on society, one's own nature, and other perspectives. Fiction provides the reader with a deeper understanding of their own society, other societies, and possible societies.…

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  • Analysis Of Climate Fiction

    A relatively new genre in cinema known as climate fiction has come into fruition ever since scientist have brought to our attention the occurrence of a human induced climate change. Climate fiction has been a hard film category to define, and an even harder genre to critique. A historical analysis of climate fiction is legitimate though the time period climate fiction in film covers is only 40 years. Its legitimacy spurs from climate fiction being a public response to a problem and also the fact…

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