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Fictional truth

by Michael Riffaterre

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Truth in literature.,
  • Reality in literature.,
  • Discourse analysis, Narrative.,
  • Semiotics and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-124) and index.

    StatementMichael Riffaterre.
    SeriesParallax : re-visions of culture and society, Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3335 .R5 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 137 p. ;
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2218546M
    ISBN 100801839335, 0801839343
    LC Control Number89045491

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Its very name declares its artificiality, and yet it must somehow be true to hold the interest of its readers, to tell them about experiences at once imaginary and relevant to their own lives. This paradox of truth in fiction is the problem for which I propose to seek a solution."?id=B6e5S_gqpYoC.

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Finally, the Meinongian must tell us why truths about fictional characters are cut off, sometimes though not always, from the consequences they ought to imply. We can truly say that Holmes lived at A theory widely shared on social media claims that American author Dean Koontz predicted the Coronavirus outbreak in Posts featuring the cover of “The Eyes of Darkness” book The book blurs the lines between fiction and truth even further in its dedication to a group of soldiers who turn out to be fictional characters throughout the rest of the book, and in the appearance of “Tim O’Brien” in several stories, a figure who seems very similar to, but not quite identical with, the :// Fictionalism about a region of discourse can provisionally be characterized as the view that claims made within that discourse are not best seen as aiming at literal truth but are better regarded as a sort of ‘fiction’.

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The book mines a rich vein of imagined afterlives, from the temporal experiments of Martin Amis's Time's Arrow to narration from heaven in Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones. Fictional Death and Scientific Truth Fictional truth, or truth in fiction/pretense, has been the object of extended scrutiny among philosophers and logicians in recent decades.

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