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Science And Fiction : The Definitions Of Science Fiction

- Science Fiction is a type of literature that is based on future scientific or technological advantages. As we discussed in class, most Science Fiction stories consist of humans leaving Earth to travel in space. It is genre that is constantly changing overtime as scientists make more and more breakthroughs in space. There are many types of genres, but what makes Science Fiction stand out as its own genre. If literature represents our adapting culture, then it shows how Science Fiction has its own specific qualities: understanding of science, prediction of human behaviors, and it can produce a truth....   [tags: Science fiction, Short story, Genre, Fiction]

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Science Fiction : A Genre Of Speculative Fiction

- When hearing the term “science fiction” one would imagine a film filled with unrealistic gadgets, humans with super powers and even technology of the future. However, science fiction is much more than that. Science fiction is a genre of speculative fiction dealing with whimsical concepts such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space and time travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life. Over time, this genre has changed and thrived due to an increase in available technology and science which led to an increase in special effects and filming techniques....   [tags: Science fiction, Science fiction film, Metropolis]

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Dystopian Speculative Fiction Analysis

- Speculative fiction is a genre of literature that explores worlds that are different from the real world in a specific or purposeful way. The sequence of events presented in speculative fiction is often like events possible in the real world, but fantastic enough to seem equally impossible. “The key emphasis in this definition is on speculative representation of what would happen had the actual chain of causes or the matrix of reality- conditions been replaced with other conditions” (Gill 73). This genre of literature allows the reader room to interpret a text and apply it to reality....   [tags: Science fiction, Utopian and dystopian fiction]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Psychology Of Fiction '

- The Psychology of Fiction Reading a fictional story can temporarily alter personality and actions. Whether it be the genre and theme of the story, or what the characters say, fictional works can alter a reader’s perception. There are many studies on the experiences of others affecting someone else’s behavior. In the past few years, there have been some studies on the experiences and personality of a fictional character in a story affecting the reader’s actions. When a character experiences a loss of a family member, for example, the reader might subconsciously react by having a drop mood for a day....   [tags: Fiction, Novel, Character, Style]

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The Issue Of Science Fiction

- You Must be This Daedalean to Join Perhaps most of what is considered “science fiction” today do not deserve such a prestigious title. Rather, they should fall under the genre of space adventure, or one of the many fantasy genres. This is what Philip K. Dick argues in an essay titled My Definition of Science Fiction. He regards stories that simply take place in the future—typically in space—cannot automatically be considered science fiction even if they involve advanced technologies beyond our current understanding of the universe....   [tags: Science fiction, Fiction, Short story, Mind]

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Science Fiction : A Space Odyssey

- The History of science fiction is one of mankind’s richest forms of true expression, captured by the imagination. Even as make-believe as science fiction may be seem in its time, It more often than not plays on real life concepts and cultural issues of mankind’s present day climate, only slightly skewed from reality. It is these concepts that have the power to immerse audiences into something so rich that it’s slightly slanted factuality, from reality, causes little concern. Science fiction plays on concepts of paranoia, anxieties, invasion and exploration that are often at the centre of social and cultural issues of modern day life here on Earth....   [tags: Frankenstein, Science fiction, Novel]

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Importance Of Science Fiction ( Sf )

- 1.1. The importance of science fiction (SF) in our time is on the increase. First, there are strong indications that its popularity in the leading industrial nations (United States, USSR, United Kingdom, Japan) has risen sharply over the last 100 years, despite all the local and short-range fluctuations. SF has particularly affected such key strata or groups of modern society as college graduates, young writers, and the avant-garde of general readers appreciative of new sets of values. This is a significant cultural effect which goes beyond any merely quantitative census....   [tags: Fiction, Literature, Utopia, Genre]

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Plot As An Element Of Fiction

- Plot as an element of fiction. “The Only Way Is Through” is a short story about a teenager, Derek, who is portrayed to be a bothered and rebellious child up to a point where his parents had given up on him. In this story, different elements of fiction have been used. Elements of fiction are used to help writers create legitimate truths since the characters portrayed in the stories never existed in real life and neither did the events in the story happen in real life. The plot is one of the elements of fiction that has been used in this story....   [tags: Fiction, Plot, Subplot, The Reader]

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Importance Of The Elements Of Fiction

- 01 Nov. 2015 The Importance of the Elements of Fiction Every story is arranged in a specific way to portray a precise meaning. The author places the narrative in certain time frames, environments, and social spheres adding different characters so the reader is able to gain a distinct perspective on the central idea the story is centered on. Plot, character, setting, and point of view, are vital elements to the effectiveness of a story. When comparing and contrasting any two stories, we can see these elements of fiction present regardless of the end result....   [tags: Fiction, Narratology, Narrative, Narrator]

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Fiction : A Fictional Story

- Fiction is primarily aimed at eliciting emotions of others. When a reader becomes deeper engaged in a fictional story, they often forget how fictional the story really is and enthralled in the characters.This deeper connection in turn leads to an experience of the emotions of the characters; causing a deeper connection to the reading. According to Bruner (Bruner J 1986), a person reading fiction will react more towards a story than when you would read a non-fictional story because fiction provides a safe place for a reader to be able to experience emotions without the need for being self conscious....   [tags: Fiction, Narrative, Narratology, Character]

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