Fiction (in literature) is a genre of writing that denotes being derived from the imagination. Fiction is a broad category that includes may sub-genres. The term is used mainly to differentiate from non-fiction.

Frankenstein Can be Read as a Political Metaphor

Frankenstein Political Metaphor

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) can be read as a political metaphor where Dr. Frankenstein and his monster represent the philosophies and attitudes of the liberal revolutionaries, specifically those of the French Revolution and ensuing “Reign of Terror.”

Fahrenheit 451’s Main Theme is Censorship

Was Fahrenheit 451’s Main Theme Censorship?

Fahrenheit 451’s main theme isn’t censorship, it’s the loss of intellectual curiosity due to reliance on mass media and technology. It is people, not the state, who are to blame for the burning and banning of books.

Reindeer Can Have Red Noses That Appear to Glow

Reindeer Can Have Red Noses That Appear to Glow

Some reindeer have red noses due to a high concentration of blood vessels in their nose that help them stay warm and search for food in the snow. Some might even say they glow.