fictionalization :

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  • n  a literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction
  • n  writing in a fictional form

  • A shattering fictionalization of the futile 1831 Negro slave revolt in Virginia, based on the confession of the man who led it.
  • An arresting fictionalization, lightly laced with sex, of one of history's most famous trials.
  • One cannot help wondering why he did not mention the four most widely known examples of apologetically inspired fictionalization: the canonical Gospels.
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  • Iraq War veteran coordinating The Big Read in Elgin
    ELGIN — As a U.S. Army staff specialist during in Iraq, Hector Ocampo carried photos of his parents and siblings with him, kept in a plastic Baggie tucked into his Kevlar helmet. In “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien, the author uses his personal experience as a U.S. soldier in Vietnam and the stories of his comrades there — and a heavy dose of fictionalization — to illustrate those things ...
    Aug. 6, 2013 - The Courier News

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