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Is science fiction speculative fiction?
Last Updated: 25th June, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, is The Handmaid's Tale speculative fiction?
The reality is, as Margaret Atwood put it, TheHandmaid's Tale is not a work of science fiction, butthat of speculative fiction: fiction, because theevents in the book have not happened, and speculative,because in some ways, they have.
Likewise, is Fahrenheit 451 speculative fiction? While ''Fahrenheit 451'' is considered one of hisgreatest sci-fi novels, it also falls under the genre ofdystopian literature.
Similarly one may ask, what is speculative fiction examples?
Speculative fiction encompasses sciencefiction, fantasy, and horror, as well as more specificgenres such as alternate history, post-apocalyptic, superhero,supernatural, utopian and dystopian. Some magazines indicate ontheir submissions page that they are only looking for a specifictype of speculative fiction.
What is the difference between science fiction and fantasy?
Science fiction vs fantasy: Identifyingcharacteristics Science fiction deals with scenarios andtechnology that are possible or may be possible based onscience. On the other hand, fantasy general dealswith supernatural and magical occurrences that have no basis inscience.