If you think of a work of fiction as a kind of scale model of the world then the positive valences - where things turn out better than you thought they would - ought to be in there somewhere too.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Tell the truth work hard and come to dinner on time.