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  • Fiction : Fiction And Fiction Essay

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    reading some fiction short stories. Fiction is stories that are based on a world of imagination. There are three main types of fiction that readers often read. The first type of fiction is the short story, which can be read within a couple hours and usually focus on one storyline or plot and only a few characters. The second type of fiction is the novella, which is longer than a short story and gives the author more room to create many different storylines or plots. The last type of fiction is a novel

  • Literary Fiction And Commercial Fiction

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    In the genre of fiction there are two categories Literary fiction and Commercial fiction.Literary fiction contains complex characters, philosophical messages and endings are unsettling or unresolved.The other category Commercial fiction is the complete opposite of Literary fiction because the characters are almost always protagonists or villains, the endings have closure and the theme is straight forward.In the short story “The Destructors” by Graham Greene the theme is that seeing others do better

  • Fiction And Non Fiction Essay

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    Fiction has often been thought to be useless, providing no benefit to people, however, this is far from the truth. It has actually been shown that fiction can effect society in many different ways using different mediums; books, tv shows, or movies are common. The ways it can effect people varies as well; it can change people’s beliefs, provide insight on real events, and even lead to new technology. For millions of years humanity made it a habit to tell stories, in the beginning it was mainly true

  • Paradox Of Fiction

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    Fictional works of art are something that is very popular in our culture and draw a large audience, but why is that when the audience knows that what they are watching is solely a made up story? The Paradox of Fiction highlights the problem of experiencing emotions about fictional stories. I think what causes the most questioning is that the audience knows it is purely fictional and in no way real, but we still feel particularly strong emotions nonetheless. The emotions experienced are in fact genuine

  • Fiction Essay

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    English 102 B43– Literature and Composition Spring 2014 Term A Jessica Jack, Student ID#25840627 APA Format Compare and Contrast Short Story Fiction Essay Jessica Jack Liberty University English 102-B43 Outline for Compare and Contrast Essay Thesis: “The Rocking-Horse Winner” by D.H. Lawrence and “The Lottery”, by Shirley Jackson provide two contrasting uses of Setting in a short story which accentuate the importance of the element in a story. One author has the ability to distract

  • Science-Fiction And Fiction : Pessimism In Science Fiction

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    that modern science fiction “is the only form of literature that consistently considers the nature of the changes that face us” (Insert Citation). Science fiction is the imaginative extrapolation of a true natural phenomena that is existing in the present, or that is likely to exist in the future. When indulging in the world of science fiction literature, it is recommended to consider whether a story is pessimistic or optimistic. Generally, people will discover that science fiction stories, such as

  • Speculative Fiction Vs. Realistic Fiction

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    Why speculative fiction offers more to readers than realistic fiction. In this essay, I will discuss how speculative fiction offers more to readers than realistic fiction. I will explain both genres and go on to explain what they are like in the time we live in now and how writers use speculative fiction. For my manuscript, I am planning to write a short story collection and the main genre will be speculative fiction. I am choosing this genre, because it is one that bring together fantasy, supernatural

  • Fiction Essay

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    Brooklynn Stilwell Dr. Redfield English 112- 20 November 2014 MLA Annotated Bibliography: Rhetorical Analysis; the Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin Chopin, Kate. “The Story of an Hour, Kate Chopin, characters, setting. “KateChopinorg. Kate Chopin International Society. N.d. web. 20 Nov. 2014. This website is from the Author herself. There are many beneficially things from this website. She has a list of characters, the time and place, the themes

  • Amontillado Literary Fiction

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    Amontillado a literary or commercial fiction? People might have thought of giving a revenge on someone that you really hate, but if the revenge is to kill that person, what would it be like? There is a book named "The Cask of Amontillado" which handles this kind of subject. This book seemed to be a fiction, and is this book a literary or commercial fiction? While I was reading the text, I thought the plot, characters, and the theme was more towards the literary fiction. As I read this book, the unique

  • The Importance Of Fiction In Literature

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    Reading fiction, in my experience, creates an unforgettable vivid mental image in my brain. In “Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming,” Neil Gaiman asserts that reading fiction is vital for everyone. Fiction can lead to answers. It has the power to teach us lessons that plain non-fiction cannot. Moreover, fiction can improve our imagination. It can let us imagine things that are abnormal for common sense but beneficial for humankind. Perhaps most importantly, fiction can let