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realism US English

The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly

magic realism US English

A literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy

social realism US English

The realistic depiction in art of contemporary life, as a means of social or political comment

magical realism US English

another term for magic realism.

hysterical realism US English

Realistic fiction that is characterized by overblown prose and intellectual digressions

socialist realism US English

The theory of art, literature, and music officially sanctioned by the state in some communist countries (especially in the Soviet Union under Stalin), by which artistic work was supposed to reflect and promote the ideals of a socialist society

neorealism US English

A movement or school in art or philosophy representing a modified form of realism

photorealism US English

Detailed and unidealized representation in art, especially of banal, mundane, or sordid aspects of life

magical realism in magic realism US English

A literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy

Platonic realism in realism US English

The doctrine that universals or abstract concepts have an objective or absolute existence. The theory that universals have their own reality is sometimes called Platonic realism because it was first outlined by Plato’s doctrine of “forms” or ideas

realism US Thesaurus

optimism tinged with realism

realism English-Spanish

realismo m

magic realism English-Spanish

realismo m mágico

a degree of realism in degree English-Spanish

cierto grado de realismo