fictionalizing love

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  • v. Present participle of fictionalize.

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Examples

  • Part of the idea of fictionalizing historical events is to tell a story, to get at a deeper truth than a documentary could.

    An Untrue ‘Path’?

  • If Luke Skywalker crossed over from his side of the galaxy to interact with Mark Hamill, perhaps someone else did so earlier and gave George Lucas the knowledge for him to write up their story, "fictionalizing" it slightly for the movies.

    TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE

  • Instead of "fictionalizing" the parts of his book about which he had no first-hand information or knowledge, Junger made use of accounts from people who had been in similar situations to those he was writing about.

    The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger: Questions

  • For Post Mortem, Larrain re-cast Tony Manero's leading man Alberto Castro, who looks like Roberto Benigni's undertaker brother -- and in Post Mortem he plays Mario, an undertaker, or rather, the undertaker's autopsy typist, fictionalizing for posterity the details of thousands of slaughtered humans, supporters of popularly elected president Salvador Allende, exterminated in 1973 by a right wing military cabal led by A. Pinochet.

    Michael Vazquez: ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

  • MONDELLO: Though the film conforms to the general contours of the public record, which in this case means the court record, there's a good deal of fictionalizing going on in "The Social Network."

    'Social Network': Fact Or Fiction, A Tangled Web

  • Rather, "Carlos" is a fascinating attempt to methodically reconcile fact with underworld lore, fictionalizing the narrative gaps where neither is available.

    TV Preview: Sundance Channel's 5 1/2-hour biopic 'Carlos'

  • But she trusted her friend's literary taste, so she kept writing, fictionalizing as she went, and the result is Daddy's Girls.

    Suzanne Gold biography

  • In my own writing, I'm afraid I'll end up fictionalizing what should have been an essay.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Kay Kenyon

  • To make matters worse, the emperor's commanders had a habit of fictionalizing their battle reports to save face.

    The War That Turned China Against the West

  • It raises interesting questions about our ideas of fantasy, spirituality, and fictionalizing.

    The Fantasy Element in Diamond Willow

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