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Fiction vs. Non-Fiction
A comparison of fiction vs. non-fiction narratives.
# 124494 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in English (General)

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This paper contrasts the use of story elements such as plot, setting and point of view between fiction and non-fiction literature, explaining how they are used differently.

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"Narrative essays and fictional stories differ substantially in terms of such elements as characterizations, plot, suspense, language, use, setting, point of view, presentation of them and the integration of other literary elements. The emotional response being shaped in each case is evoked differently and for different purposes. For example, in a work of fiction, good characterizations enable the reader to see the characters as more real and more differentiated from one another. The plot is largely developed to entertain him and any suspense..."

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