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The term " fictional autobiography " has been coined to define novels about a fictional character written as though the character were writing their own biography, of which Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders, is an early example.
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Lovecraft himself humorously referred to his mythos as " Yog Sothothery " ( Mosig coincidentally suggested the term Yog-Sothoth Cycle of Myth be substituted for Cthulhu Mythos ) and at times had to remind readers his mythos creations were entirely fictional.
By analogy with the word " conlang ", the term conworld is used to describe these fictional worlds, inhabited by fictional constructed cultures.
The essay is written in the first-person by a fictional historical narrator in 2034, and interweaves history from the politics of pre-and post-war Britain with those of fictional future events in the short ( 1960 onward ) and long term ( 2020 onward ).
The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature.
Other popular fictional works that use the concept of virtual reality include William Gibson's Neuromancer which defined the concept of cyberspace, Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash, in which he made extensive reference to the term avatar to describe one's representation in a virtual world, and Rudy Rucker's The Hacker and the Ants, in which programmer Jerzy Rugby uses VR for robot design and testing.
also known as Boys ' Love, is a Japanese popular term for female-oriented fictional media that focus on homoerotic or homoromantic male sexual relationships, usually created by female authors.
While the term " Foundation Series " can be used specifically for the seven Foundation books, it can also be used more generally to include the Robot series ( four novels ) and Empire series ( three novels ), which are set in the same fictional universe, but in earlier time periods.
The anthology, entitled Foundation's Friends, included tributes to Thiotimoline, a fictional substance Asimov wrote about during his Ph. D. studies, as well as many tributes to robotics, a term coined by Asimov in the 1941 short story " Liar!
Other times, the term can carry a neutral connotation, such as in the Pokémon franchise, where it is used to refer to fictional creatures that may resemble, but are not, real world animals.
In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, the fictional Sindar ( meaning Grey People, singular Sinda, although the latter term was not generally used by Tolkien ) are Elves of Telerin descent.
The specific term furry fandom was being used in fanzines as early as 1983, and had become the standard name for the genre by the mid-1990s, when it was defined as " the organized appreciation and dissemination of art and prose regarding ' Furries ', or fictional mammalian anthropomorphic characters.
The term chimera has also come to describe any mythical or fictional animal with parts taken from various animals.
The term is employed in a broad manner, encompassing non-fiction works and thematically linked short stories as well as fictional stories across number of genres.
The term is not strictly defined, though one broad dictionary definition is " a fictional story that is presented in comic-strip format and presented as a book.
Class M, from the Vulcan term " Minshara ," is a fictional classification for planets and planetoids in the Star Trek science fiction media franchise.
The title is a fanciful term — not intended to be taken literally — that describes a fictional worst-case result of a nuclear meltdown, where reactor components melt through their containment structures and into the underlying earth, " all the way to China " ( see China Syndrome ).
The term Freedonia was later popularized by the 1933 Marx Brothers movie Duck Soup, as a fictional country.
According to School of Visual Arts caricature instructor Sam Viviano, the term refers only to depictions of real-life people, and not to cartoon fabrications of fictional characters, which do not possess objective sets of physiognomic features to draw upon for reference, or to anthropomorphic depictions of inanimate objects such as automobiles or coffee mugs.
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According to Willie " The Lion " Smith's autobiography, the term " gutbucket " comes from " Negro families " who all owned their own pail, or bucket, and will get it filled with the makings for chitterlings.
In Moe's autobiography, he said they each got $ 600 per week on a one-year contract with a renewable option ; in the Ted Okuda – Edward Watz book The Columbia Comedy Shorts, the Stooges are said to have received $ 1, 000 among them for their first Columbia effort, Woman Haters, and then signed a term contract for $ 7, 500 per film ( equal to $ today ), to be divided among the trio.
The term ' autobiography ', for example, was used by Southey in 1809 in the Quarterly Review in which he predicted an ' epidemical rage for autobiography ', which indeed has continued to the present day.
The Official History of London's Comedy Store credits comedian and author Tony Allen with coining the term, though in his autobiography, the late Malcolm Hardee claims to have coined the term in 1978.
John had planned a large family but, according to the autobiography of his son David, after Ardanelle had had a series of miscarriages, Carradine discovered that she had had repeated " coat hanger " abortions, without his knowledge, which rendered her unable to carry a baby to full term.
In different academic disciplines ( particularly communication studies and performance studies ), the term autoethnography itself is contested and is sometimes used interchangeably with or referred to as personal narrative or autobiography.
To his credit, McManaman never spoke ill of the Galáctico policy's effects on him during his tenure, only critiquing the policy and ultimately describing it in his autobiography " El Macca " ( a book that was shortlisted as the William Hill Sports Book of the Year ), in 2004 as the " Disneyfication of Real Madrid " upon his departure from the club ; a piece of foresight that proved telling for the future as the club never reached its heights in the period ensuing with the policy, and with the term becoming somewhat pejorative to this day.
While Rimsky-Korsakov called the group " progressive " in his autobiography, musicologist Francis Maes suggests a better term for the group's focus might have been " moderately academic " as the majority of these composers turned technical accomplishment into an end in itself.
Rucker coined the term " transrealism " after reading Philip K Dick's A Scanner Darkly described as " transcendental autobiography ," and expounded the principles of transrealism in a short essay titled " A Transrealist Manifesto " in 1983.
Possibly as a form of retaliation against Sahadi, Sahadi's father, Lou Sahadi, a long term WWE employee working in the public relations department ( and the proposed ghostwriter for Mick Foley's autobiography, Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks ) was fired.
His autobiography is called Obsessed which was published after his retirement-he retired due to the potential danger of long term damage to his neck.
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`` Disaffiliation '', by the way, is the term used by the critic and poet, Lawrence Lipton, who has written several articles on this subject, the first of which, in The Nation, quoted as Epigraph: `` We disaffiliate.
It holds an equally valuable lesson for a society where the word `` intellectual '' has become a term of opprobrium to millions of well-meaning people who somehow imagine that it must be destructive of the simpler human virtues.
As he died because of a small wound on his heel, the term Achilles ' heel has come to mean one's point of weakness.
The term " the United States " has historically been used, sometimes in the plural (" these United States "), and other times in the singular, without any particular grammatical consistency.
The term was originally coined in the 19th century by the founding sociologist and philosopher of science, Auguste Comte, and has become a major topic for psychologists ( especially evolutionary psychology researchers ), evolutionary biologists, and ethologists.
In more modern English usage, the term " adobe " has come to include a style of architecture popular in the desert climates of North America, especially in New Mexico.
The term " droid ", coined by George Lucas for the original Star Wars film and now used widely within science fiction, originated as an abridgment of " android ", but has been used by Lucas and others to mean any robot, including distinctly non-human form machines like R2-D2.
Thus the term asteroid has come increasingly to refer specifically to the small bodies of the inner Solar System out to the orbit of Jupiter, which are usually rocky or metallic.
The precise reference of this term has varied over time, perhaps originally referring only to the Ionian colonies along the coast.
The precise reference of this term has varied over time, perhaps originally referring to the Ionian colonies on the Asia Minor coast.
Other terms that have been used include neosyllabary ( Février 1959 ), pseudo-alphabet ( Householder 1959 ), semisyllabary ( Diringer 1968 ; a word which has other uses ) and syllabic alphabet ( Coulmas 1996 ; this term is also a synonym for syllabary ).
The term " absolute value " has been used in this sense since at least 1806 in French and 1857 in English.
* The modern term " style " has a bearing on how material items such as pottery or architecture can be interpreted.
The term anti-Semitic has been used on occasion to include bigotry against other Semitic-language peoples such as Arabs, but such usage is not widely accepted.
The House of Representatives has 18 members, elected for a two year term, 17 in single-seat constituencies and one by a public meeting on Swain Island.
However, this ambiguity has been the source of controversy, particularly among Latin Americans, who feel that using the term solely for the United States misappropriates it.
The term can also refer to an establishment which has long ceased to function as an abbey, in some cases for centuries ( for example, see Westminster Abbey below ).
But no attempt to identify the figures on existing gems with the personages of Gnostic mythology has had any success, and Abrasax is the only Gnostic term found in the accompanying legends which is not known to belong to other religions or mythologies.
The term has the meaning of one being crestfallen, depressed, despondent, downcast, gloomy, sullen and evidently frowning, scowling.
The term is often used synonymously with the term antibiotic ( s ); today, however, with increased knowledge of the causative agents of various infectious diseases, antibiotic ( s ) has come to denote a broader range of antimicrobial compounds, including anti-fungal and other compounds.