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What is one essential element of historical fiction?

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What is one essential element of historical fiction?

Historical Fiction:

Historical fiction is a popular genre, and a multitude of texts are written in this genre including plays, novels, short stories, poems, film, and musical theater. Well-known examples of historical fiction include Beloved by Toni Morrison, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.

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One essential element of historical fiction is that the narrative must include, and is often shaped around, an actual historical event. As such,...

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