Is a memoir based on true happenings but enhanced to include fantasy considered fiction?

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  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

    If it's a lie it's fiction.

  • 2 weeks ago

    It's fiction, of course, but you can describe it as "based on true events" or "semi-autobiographical" (which is what many first novels seem to be).

    Source(s): The difference between non-fiction and fiction isn't that one's true and the other is made-up, it's whether the writer intends the reader to take it as true or made-up. If you add made-up stuff to a true story, the only honest way to describe it is as fiction.
  • 2 weeks ago

    Of course it's fiction if it's been changed from being 100% true.

  • Tina
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    2 weeks ago

    Any 'enhanced' memoir becomes fiction.

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Yes, but it would be "based on a true story"

  • 2 weeks ago

    Yes. 

    If by fantasy you mean the supernatural, then those do classify as fictions.

    Source(s): I am neither drunk or high. Presumptions are not assumptions.
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