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Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth- century .... Naturalistic works tend to focus on the darker aspects of life, including poverty, racism, violence, prejudice, disease, corruption, prostitution, and filth.

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Realism in the arts is the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, implausible, exotic and supernatural elements.

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Detail is that special something, that je ne sais quoi that sets Realism apart from other literary schools. Detail is the stuff that Realist writers use to weave their ...

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Like Romanticism, Realism is both a recurring style in literature and the name .... on the "smiling" aspects of life but also opposes the "immoralism" of mainstream ...

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Sep 7, 2015 ... American literary realism: definitions, bibliography, links. ... Realistic novels avoid the sensational, dramatic elements of naturalistic novels and ...

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Mar 10, 2017 ... realism: in the arts, the accurate, detailed, unembellished depiction of ... all the hitherto-ignored aspects of contemporary life and society—its ...

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May 21, 2012 ... Realism was a movement which defined life as it really was. These authors/artists desired to show life as realistically as possible. Their settings ...

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Jun 2, 2015 ... Walt Whitman's final 1892 version of his poem "Song of Myself," published just before his passing, is an interesting mix of both realism and ...

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American Realism began as a reaction to and a rejection of Romanticism, with its emphasis on emotion, ... Common Themes and Elements in Realism.

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ELEMENTS OF REALISM IN THE "KNIGHT'S TALE." The usual view of the Knight's Tale is that it is the great excep tion to the prevailing spirit of the Canterbury ...