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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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More frivolously, and fictionally, what if Victor Meldrew had never married?
The claim that photographs are fictionally incompetent (that is, that they can only depict those particulars they are appropriately causally related to) is argued by Noel Carroll, Gregory Currie, and Nigel Warburton to be falsified by cinematic works of fiction.
Similarly those reliant on social security did not, as is sometimes fictionally portrayed, choose such a life willingly.
10 backing the campaign to free Coronation Street's Deirdre Barlow after she got fictionally jailed?
Ice IX, made fictionally famous by Vonnegut in Cat's Cradle, also exists only under high pressure.
I thought that if I could interweave that paper route, purely fictionally, around the death of my mother and the beginning of the war then I would have a coherent story.
The pear-tree vision literalizes the polymorphous perversity possible through the liberation of Eros and crucially, also fictionally enacts a racially sensitive version of Marcuse's insight into the sublimation and diminishment of Eros into a genitally centered heterosexuality poisoned by a hierarchical society.
The Film Crew was fictionally tasked with providing commentary tracks for obscure movies by a mysterious millionaire known as Bob Honcho.
On the other hand, however, it also belies identification with some fictionally homogeneous, cross-racial "hombre americano.
In The Talisman the Islamic other is left behind, forgotten, and (as the talisman itself) fictionally disempowered as a significant agent in the development of the homeland.
For example, hoping the students will come to understand gender as performative, Alexander has his students imagine and write fictionally about an alternate sexual identity.
Finally, we can pick up cues concerning Andrew's early receptiveness to the feminine, and can place Hudson's occasional interactions with androgyny in a firmer familial context--both biographically and fictionally.
The War Operation Plan Response (WOPR) AI depicted in the 1983 film, WarGames, was fictionally set to the task of generating contingency conditions for the problem of global thermonuclear war.
Creatively written following the story of a caveman called Og, fictionally credited with inventing the wheel, "Awake at the Wheel" will resonate with modern man's quest to think of something new.
The complex manifestation of Black Power in the West Indies is depicted fictionally by Naipaul in Guerillas, which has as its background Malcolm X and his Christina Gardens commune in Trinidad; this novel has Black and White characters but hardly any Indians, and is Naipaul's only non-Indian West Indian novel.