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  • adjective The quality of being fictive.


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fictive +‎ -ness


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  • Such delight in fictiveness and intertextuality is a prominent aspect of Auster's writing.

    Spellbound Dirda, Michael 2008

  • Eugenides lets us know he knows what we know about the fictiveness of fiction; he even evokes "Tristram Shandy's" digressive account of the narrator's own conception.

    The Gender Blender 2007

  • And of course, while they're almost the only ones ballsy enough to say "from the river to the sea", we need not repeat here all past discussions of the fictiveness of the "two state solution".

    Israel Palestine Blogs 2009


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