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realism British & World English

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

magic realism British & World English

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

magical realism British & World English

another term for magic realism.

social realism British & World English

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

socialist realism British & World 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

hysterical realism British & World English

Realistic fiction that is characterized by overblown prose and intellectual digressions

neorealism British & World English

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

photorealism British & World English

A style of art and sculpture characterized by the highly detailed depiction of ordinary life with the impersonality of a photograph

magical realism in magic realism British & World 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 British & World 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 English Thesaurus

his optimism was 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