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metafiction

[met-uh-fik-shuh n] /ˈmɛt əˌfɪk ʃən/
noun
1.
fiction that discusses, describes, or analyzes a work of fiction or the conventions of fiction.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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Examples for metafiction
  • More often than not, metafiction is approached more on philosophical than aesthetic grounds.
  • For example, metafiction and pastiche are often used for irony.

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