diegesis

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di·e·ge·sis

 (dī′ə-jē′sĭs)
n. pl. di·e·ge·ses (-sēz)
1. The presentation of a narrative without direct dramatic imitation of the events, scenes, or characters described.
2. The world that is depicted in a work of narrative art, especially a film.

[Greek diēgēsis, narration, narrative, from diēgeisthai, to describe : dia-, dia- + hēgeisthai, to lead; see sāg- in Indo-European roots.]

diegesis

(ˌdaɪiːˈdʒiːsɪs)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in narrative film or literature) the fictional setting, events, and characters

diegesis

- The narrative or plot.
See also related terms for narrative.
Translations
diégèse
diegese
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Washington's Atlanta Day Exposition Address, (though Ellison seems to imply that in the diagetic reality of his novel, the boy remains the speech's true author).
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