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  Fiction article - Fiction imagination non-fiction reality books pictures stories fairy - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fiction is largely perceived as a form of art or entertainment, although not all fiction is necessarily artistic.
Fiction may over time blend with factual accounts and develop into mythology; atheists typically perceive religion as no different from any fictional tale, whereas members of religious groups typically explain their beliefs with faith and claim they are fundamentally different from fictional tales (although they may call other religious views fictional).
Fiction is a fundamental part of human culture, and the ability to create fiction, or in fact any art, is frequently cited as one of the defining characteristics of humanity.
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 Fiction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fictional works—novels, pictures, stories, fairy tales, fables, films, comics, interactive fiction—may be partly based on factual occurrences but always contain some imaginary content.
Many atheists perceive religion as no different from any fictional tale, whereas members of religious groups typically explain their beliefs with faith and claim they are fundamentally different from fictional tales (although they may call other religious views fictional).
Fiction is a fundamental part of human culture, and the ability to create fiction and other artistic works is frequently cited as one of the defining characteristics of humanity.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Fiction   (601 words)

  
 archive of fictional things   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
Due to the length of this archive, some things have been listed in multiple places for ease of reference.
Fictional characters from cartoons, comics, or graphic novels:
www.yourencyclopedia.net /archive_of_fictional_things.html   (331 words)

  
 Fictional character - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In various forms of theatre, performance arts and cinema (except for animation and CGI movies), fictional characters are performed by actors, dancers and singers.
The most extreme ways of reading fictional characters would be to think of them exactly as real people or to think of them as purely artistic creations that have everything to do with craft and nothing to do with real life.
Some fictional characters are so famous that they are often mentioned outside the context of the fictional work they come from.
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 Fiction set in Ancient Greece Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fictional works—novels, pictures, short storystories, fairy tales, fables, films, comic bookcomics, interactive fiction—may be partly based on factual occurrences but always contain some imaginary content.
The sociological school of constructivist epistemologyconstructivism argues that every view of reality is fundamentally a construction of the self and that a safe distinction between fact and fiction is impossible, whereas the philosophy of naturalism holds that reality can be approximated and truth can be demonstrated through usefulness, allowing the distinction from fiction.
Fiction has often been the target of censorship or boycotts, escalating into book burnings or banned booksbans.
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 Encyclopedia: List of fictional weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Proton Pack The proton pack is a fictional piece of nuclear accelerative machinery created by the Ghostbusters and serves as their primary weapon in the 1984 film of the same name for the purpose of busting ghosts.
In H.G. Wellss classic science fiction novel The War of the Worlds, heat rays are the primary offensive weapon used by the Martians.
Fictional weapons This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-fictional-weapons   (1973 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Archive of fictional things   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Detective fiction is a branch of crime fiction that centres upon the investigation of a crime, usually murder, by a detective, either professional or amateur.
Fictional colleges are perennially popular in modern novels, allowing the author much greater license when describing the more intimate activities of a Cambridge college.
In science fiction tales of about the first two thirds of 20th century the planet Venus was usually described as a hot, misty place, a planet covered by swamps full of strange life forms, often as a world resembling Earth in Carboniferous period.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Archive-of-fictional-things   (7601 words)

  
 things magazine - a semi-permanent return?
Things that never were - fictional timelines, which includes this pensive essay on the timeline problems in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (what happened to one hour and fifteen minutes of time?), and this Spinal Tap timeline / thanks to that tasty soup du jour of the day for the last set of links.
Sci-fi and thriller lit cover archive from ace doubles, via old-timey / how to: by you, ‘an experiment in intuition’ (which is not always very helpful) / oops - embarassing lab accidents number 1 / neat flash tricks and more at bodytag - we especially like Maya1, Maya2 and Spun4.
Of course, digital photographs are also unique, but one of the most interesting things about the profusion of photologs and personal galleries has been the gradual emergence of patterns and duplications: the shot over the wing of a plane, for example.
www.thingsmagazine.net /2003_09_01_oldthings.htm   (5750 words)

  
 List of fictional computers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page is intended to be a list of computers in fiction and science fiction.
Computers have often been used as fictional objects in literature, movies and in other forms of media.
Fictional computers tend to be considerably more sophisticated than anything yet devised in the real world.
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Fiction is largely perceived as a form of art or
Fiction may be propagated by parents to their children out of
Fiction is a fundamental part of human culture, and the ability to create fiction and other artistic works is frequently cited as one of the defining characteristics of
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Fiction   (438 words)

  
 Articles - Fictional country   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fictional lands appear most commonly as settings or subjects of literature or of movies.
Fictional countries appear commonly in stories of early science fiction (or scientific romance).
A fictional Middle Eastern state often lies somewhere on the Arabian peninsula, has substantial oil-wealth, and either a sultan or a mentally-unstable dictator as a ruler.
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 Fictional Language Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some authors use fictional languages (also known as artistic languages, as opposed to International auxiliary languages intended for actual use) as a device to underline differences in culture, by having their characters communicate in a fashion which is both alien and dislocated.
A fictional language is separated from an artlang (language constructed for beauty or fun) by both purpose and relative completion: a fictional language generally has the least amount of grammar and vocabulary possible, and it is made usually for a novel or movie.
See list of fictional languages for a more complete list.
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 Archive of fictional things - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of deities (note: most deities are, or were at some time, not considered fictional)
List of television shows set in Washington, D.C. See also: Lists of television shows by city setting; and List of movies for a list of movies set in specific locations.
Cryptozoology (study of animals whose existence is not proven)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archive_of_fictional_things   (457 words)

  
 List of species in fantasy fiction
Fantasy fiction tends to draw upon a common set of creatures that are easily recognizable to fans of the fantastic genre and have some pre-determined traits.
This list does not include fantasy stories' names for species more properly included in other lists, such as Atani (Humans of Middle-earth) or Melnibonéans (Elves of Michael Moorcock's Elric cycle), nor does it include fictional races of humanity unless they are physiologically different enough to merit separate consideration.
For otherworldly species from science fiction and cross-genre fantasy/science fiction works, see list of aliens in fiction.
www.1bx.com /en/Mu-Miyah.htm   (348 words)

  
 List of fictional brands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The fictional may be designed to imitate a real brand satirize a real corporate brand or itself from real corporate brands.
However practice is so widespread in the entertainment industry that it gives authors another reason avoid the use of real brands: any reference would be suspected by the public being paid advertising and could diminish the or intellectual merit of the work.
Yet another reason to use a fictional is that sometimes a product is itself major "character" in the plot and using real brand would limit creativity as the would be constrained by the actual attributes that brand.
www.freeglossary.com /Red_Apple_Cigarettes   (1786 words)

  
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cinema (except for animation and CGI movies), fictional characters are performed by actors, dancers and singers.
Paul Auster does a similar thing in his novel City of Glass (1985), which opens with the main character getting a phone call for Paul Auster.
Immortality by Milan Kundera, the author references himself in a storyline seemingly separate from that of his fictional characters but at the end of the novel, Kundera meets his own characters.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Fictional_character   (2461 words)

  
 Category:Lists of fictional animals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an index of lists of fictional animals.
List of species in fantasy fiction - Fantasy, horror and role-playing species
This page was last modified 18:37, 10 September 2005.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_animals   (65 words)

  
 The Bible Archive - Vilest Fictional Villains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I thought about tying this into Biblical context, but in all honesty, I didn’t want to wind up going through a depressing post summing up some of the cruelest beasts of men who summed up the character of the anti-Christ.
So I’ll keep it light, but have a short preamble justifying what I thought was the epitome of evil in a fictional character.
I don’t think I even have to explain who he is. Any monster that would do the things he did and have his heartrate going the same speed as when he’s asleep is a sheer animal deserving the title of one of the worst in fiction.
www.biblearchive.com /mambo4_5/content/view/281/58   (644 words)

  
 fictional guidebook - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Some fictional universes feature useful guidebooks which assist the hero and friends through difficult situations.
Features of a great fictional guidebook: Such books are ideally compact enough to carry on even the most strenuous adventures, yet detailed enough to contain exactly the information the reader needs at that particular point in the plot.
Many guidebooks are electronic in nature; some can access relevant information through a wireless connection.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Fictional-guidebook   (121 words)

  
 MPR: All Things Considered Archive for 2/9/2004 - 2/13/2004
The fictional dramatization is about what makes a terrorist tick and it's also about America's sense of itself after the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center.
Mosvick says most of his classmates are less passionate about politics than he is, but he says there are some things that get them fired up.
It was another day when a group of soldiers and their friends and families gathered to say goodbye.
news.minnesota.publicradio.org /programs/allthings/listings/atc20040209.shtml   (2327 words)

  
 Sam's Archive - How to destroy the Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
What we are essentially doing here is almost exactly the same thing, only instead of expecting every particle to disappear at once, we are waiting patiently for a significant proportion of them to disappear, one at a time, over the course of an unimaginable period of time.
If you do decide to design (and possibly build) this thing yourself, you'd be advised to pursue mainly sciences, with the main emphasis on physics (quantum, atomic, and astrophysics in particular), but also some electronic and mechanical engineering, mathematics and possibly robotics.
Sam's Archive, including HTDTE, is hosted on ned.ucam.org, a student-run server at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University.
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 Read about Archive of fictional things at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Archive of fictional things and learn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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List of movies for a list of movies set in specific locations.
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 Resonance 104.4 fm - Audio Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
They are meant as an introduction to the programme, unfortunately we are not able to provide a comprehensive archive for our complete output.
The work produced for Unst: Bespoke Sound is created specifically for the weekly radio slot; it is not recycled or handed down from other sources or for other purposes.
A showcase of what's pertinent from the international poetry and writing scenes, mixing archive recordings, live readings, conversation and relevant musical offshoots.
www.resonancefm.com /archive.htm   (1233 words)

  
 Nihilartikel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For example, a Nihilartikel in a non-fictional reference work might simply define or explain a term from a work of fiction, or give a biography of a character from a novel, or describe a fictional institution, without explaining that it is fictitious.
An outright forgery intended to mislead the reader on a matter of substance would not generally be classed as a mere Nihilartikel.
It is quite possible that any number of Nihilartikels might be available to convince the unwary reader of the factuality of some of Borges's fictional creations.
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 The Handy Magi's Stories
Some things may seem archaic, some impossible, but believe me, everything that is a chronology of events, or a story, is true, be it the Meynar druid's Ballad or the Princess's account of Mira's message.
It was gone so fast, the one thing she'd dared to invest her friendship in.
This is a story chronicling the possible thoughts of the attackers in the flight that hit one of the twin towers.
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 Fictional politics - H102 Lecture 04: The Gilded Age and the Politics of Corruption   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fictional politics - H102 Lecture 04: The Gilded Age and the Politics of Corruption
You are currently browsing Fiction and Novels Fictional portrayal of war against Indonesians in Timor.
Charles Dudley Warner, which, though fictional, is a critical examination of politics and corruption in the United States during the nineteenth century.
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 Or private banking information can be assigned to a character who is a derivative of the author.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 List of fictional computers - SciFi/Fantasy Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The computer of the Starship Enterprise-D and E, and other 24th century starfleet ships, in Star Trek, based on the fictional LCARS computer architecture.
List of computer names in science fiction (http://www.ludd.luth.se/~anna/mnames.html) – Also includes androids, robots and sundry aliens
Robot Hall of Fame at CMU (http://www.robothalloffame.org/index.html) – With fictional inductees HAL-9000 and R2-D2
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