The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind.
That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.
Fictitious literature; comprehensively, all works of imagination; specifically, novels and romances.
A story that is not true.
Literature in which the radical of presentation is the printed or written word, such as novels and essays.
(noun): something invented by the imagination or feigned; specifically : an invented story
A novel or literary work that is largely the product of the author's imagination. See: Non-fiction
made up stories
n. a piece of writing about imaginary people and happenings, as a novel, a play or a story.
a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
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Imaginative works of prose, primarily the novel and the short story. Although fiction draws on actual events and real people, it springs mainly from the imagination of the writer. The purpose is to entertain as well as enlighten the reader by providing a deeper understanding of the human condition. See Exposition/Expository text, Nonfiction, Informational text, Novel, Short story
Writing that comes from the imagination, or writing that does not adhere to the facts related to true events.
Imaginary, invented writings, such as novels and short stories.
prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
Anything that is invented or imagined, especially a prose narrative. Although fiction may be based on actual events or personal experiences, its characters and settings are invented. Even if a story is set in an actual place and involves recognizable characters or details, we understand the story itself to be fictitious.
In library usage, an invented story with events, characters, and scenes wholly or partly imaginary, as novels and short stories; that which is not fact.
Prose based on something that did not happen or has not happened, implementing plot and character to exemplify thought.
A story invented by the imagination. Can include elements from real life. Example: A story you made up about your dog.
a story invented by the author.
Writing from the imagination, or writing containing elements of imagination, fable, or tale. Also known as "lies," or "something you've made up."
is any story that is the product of imagination rather than a documentation of fact. Character s and events in such narrative s may be based in real life but their ultimate form and configuration is a creation of the author. Example: Huckleberry Finn is a fictional novel.
(fik‚shƒn) n. 1. a. the class of literature comprising works of imaginative narration, especially in prose form. b. works of this class, as novels, poems, plays, short stories, etc. 2. something invented or imagined, especially a made-up story. return
imaginative narrative in any form of presentation designed to entertain, as distinguished from that which is designed primarily to explain, argue, or merely describe; specifically, a type of literature, especially prose, as novels and short stories, but also including plays and narrative poetry.
narrative prose literature, with events, characters and scenes wholly or partly the product of the imagination, as novels and short stories. These books often do not have the Dewey Decimal numbers, but are arranged by the author's last name.
a literary form, most often prose narrative, drawn from imagination rather than solely from fact.
A literary work whose content is produced by the imagination and is not necessarily based on fact.
is an imaginative narrative in any form of presentation that is designed to entertain, rather than explain, argue, or merely describe; specifically a type of literature, especially prose, novels, short stories, plays, and narrative poetry.
Any story that is the product of imagination rather than a documentation of fact. character s and events in such narrative s may be based in real life but their ultimate form and configuration is a creation of the author. Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, and Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind are examples of fiction.
Fiction (from the Latin fingere, "to form, create") is storytelling of imagined events and stands in contrast to non-fiction, which makes factual claims about reality.