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consisting or suggestive of fiction

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related to or involving literary fiction


formed or conceived by the imagination

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Hansen and Bell's real-life friendship really shines through in the fictionalized version in the show.
Williams about a fictionalized West African dictatorship, and Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe.
Given this exceptional status, the decision to exclude from the study writers who produce only an occasional fictionalized essay seems problematic.
In contrast to local TV news reports which work to induce apprehension in an audience--this terrible thing could happen to any ordinary person, including me--the fictionalized accounts make crime an exhibit for philosophical meditation on the origins of evil in society (is money its root or is social pathology the explanation?
As the author asserts, "the accounts described are fictionalized as little as possible.
The laundries have been brought to the screen in the fictionalized film The Magdalene Sisters The film, released in Europe last September to the wide condemnation of the Vatican and the United States based Catholic League as anti-Catholic, follows four years in the lives of three young inmates at the laundries in the 1960s.
To Dawson, Shakespeare's fictional creations are of course constructed fictionalized characters on display for our pleasure, but they also embody an irreducible element of personhood that links them to theological concepts of a mediated eucharistic presence.
In events that were closely fictionalized in the movie The Red Shoes, Diaghilev visited Rambert and saw Gould dancing in Frederick Ashton's Leda, partnered by the choreographer.
Infused with fictionalized events from the Cold War, Desert Storm and the 11 September attacks, 'The Good Assassin' features tales of espionage and high level government conspiracy.
In this gritty and partially fictionalized memoir of a conflict so unlike their fathers' war, Herr (who had a hand in the scripts for Platoon and Apocalypse Now) has assembled these dispatches and fashioned a surrealistic account of the tedium, drugs, and body bags, and offers readers an encounter with the war that dislodged this generation.
This fictionalized diary of Princess Kaiulani gives the impression we are sharing Kaiulani's innermost thoughts as she leaves behind her beloved homeland and her close friend, Robert Louis Stevenson, to be educated in England.
Using the history of the Dominican Republic and a fictionalized history of the late Dominican poet Salome Urena, Alvarez explores the themes of mothers and daughters, art and politics, traditional faith and the wilder life of the spirit.
Somerset Maugham's 1906 novel The Magician and has appeared, either as himself or in a loosely fictionalized disguise, in works by writers ranging from Anthony Powell to Robert Anton Wilson.
And fictionalized accounts of the life of Christ and other biblical characters turned people away from reading Scripture "by offering Bible stories that were easier to understand and more exciting to read" (p.
The book is sometimes considered a fictionalized autobiography or an autobiographical novel because of its use of novelistic techniques.