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 Fact

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 Myth

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.