Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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F Fiction and Related items
DO NOT USE: code ‘F’ itself, but select specific categories from section F*. Use all F* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate, in particular PLACE 1* and/or TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers where these aspects are particularly pertinent and significant. N.B. F* codes maybe used with appropriate non-fiction categories to indicate key settings or topics of the narrative, but for all adult fiction the primary category must be an F* code. FX* codes may be used to indicate a strong underlying theme. Also use with 5H*, 5J*, 5L* or 5P* qualifiers when these represent a significant topic or part of the appeal of the narrative. FY* codes may be used to indicate special features of a fiction title
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FC Biographical fiction
Class here: fictional life writing, autobiographical stories, autofiction. Use for: highly fictionalised accounts of the lives of real people (including fictionalised autobiographies) or where an author is using events or experiences from their own life as an integral part of the narrative or story. Use with: FV as appropriate.
See also: DN* Biography and non-fiction prose and its subcategories
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