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Magic Realism

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nesma yasser

on 2 December 2013

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Transcript of Magic Realism

Magic Realism

Nesma Yasser

Who first used the term magical realism
Is Magical Realisim just for literature ?
No, Magical realism actually started in visual arts, but it is most commonly used in literature. It can also be used in film, but people can get magical realism and full fantasy mixed up when used in this way.
Alice in the Wonderland
Magic Realism Features:
Blending magic with real.
Minimum details.
Unexplained magical elements.
Sense of mystery.
Magic is accepted.

What is Magic Realism
Magical realism: A literary artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalstic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy.
In other words, Magical Realism is when an element of fantasy or magic is mixed into realistic enviroment/situation and it is accepted by the audience as everyday reality.
Franz Roh was the first to used the term magical realism in 1925
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.
It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in both popular culture and literature,
especially in the fantasy genre.
This movie had a lot of magic features in it; in addition,
the magic realism helped to vive the magical world in
Alice In The Wonderland movie
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