magical realism

magical realism
noun see magic realism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • magical realism — UK / US noun [uncountable] magic realism …   English dictionary

  • realism — /ree euh liz euhm/, n. 1. interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. 2. the tendency to view or represent things as they really are. 3. Fine Arts. a. treatment of forms, colors, space, etc …   Universalium

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  • Realism — Realism, Realist or Realistic may refer to:The arts*Realism (arts), the depiction of subjects as they appear in everyday life *Realism (dramatic arts), a movement towards greater fidelity to real life *Realism (visual arts), a style of painting… …   Wikipedia

  • realism — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ political ▪ gritty, stark ▪ the stark realism of Loach s films ▪ literary ▪ magic …   Collocations dictionary

  • magical — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ find sth ADVERB ▪ absolutely, simply, truly, very ▪ a trul …   Collocations dictionary

  • Magic realism — or magical realism is an aesthetic style or genre of fiction [1] in which magical elements blend with the real world. The story explains these magical elements as real occurrences, presented in a straightforward manner that places the real and… …   Wikipedia

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