The Self-Reality Of Fictional Characters Is Deeply Engrossing

In real life, the fact that something seems real to someone is not enough to interest us, or to convince us that that reality is interesting. But the self-reality of fictional characters is deeply engrossing, which is why villains are lovable in literature in ways that they are not in life.

Goodreads.com. (2019). James Wood Quotes (Author of The Myth of Sisyphus). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/26341.James_Wood [Accessed 1 Nov. 2019].
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