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Tips For Reading and Understanding Fiction
This paper offers tips for reading and understanding fiction.
# 142761 | 1,500 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in English (Misc) , Literature (General)

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The paper asserts that fiction is a sort of reality; even as the plot and characters are created by the whim of the author, to interest and inform and entertain the reader, a certain reality is needed that can attact the imagination of the reader. The paper explains that good fiction means we may need to ask questions about details or character, or eve re-read for fuller comprehension. But, the paper posits that in this age of short attention spans, nothing really lets imagination loose as does fiction.

From the Paper:

"Fiction is reality in the mind and thoughts of the writer. And it is translated to the mind and thoughts of the reader. Names, places and plots may be imaginary, but the actions that occur and the results on the characters are real. So, perhaps the greatest "tip" for reading and understanding fiction is that one needs to be able to understand the people, be motivated by what happens to them, and feel that, having read the story or novel you understood who they were and why they did what they did. One must begin with the understanding that writing fiction is an art form: "In the same way that a painter uses shape, color, perspective, and...""

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