It could be overtly fictional - a story or plot; it could be an individual way of looking - a kind of subjective 'fiction', for example, of how we narrate our life, or it could be a much larger narrative of a political, sociological or aesthetic movement -an ideological 'fiction'. Whatever, it is hard to avoid two characteristics: a structure that drives the narrative, and that however construed, has an opening, and development - a narrative drive; secondly, there is an essential though implied relationship between the creator of the narrative and the receiver of it. It is a compelling medium of communication. Order imposed on the randomness of life.It could be useful in discussing notions of subjectivity and objectivity, or an insightful metaphor when reading visual and written texts, and when making them.
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