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Realist Lit Period

Realist Lit Period WGU

Realist Characteristics Depicts things as they really are, everyday life, reaction against romantism and focus on the everyday.
Local color or regionalism refers to fiction or poetry that focuses on specific features – including characters, dialects, customs, history, and topography – of a particular region. Since the region may be a recreation or reflection of the author's own, there is often nostalgia and
Realism 2.The representation in art or literature of objects, actions, or social conditions as they actually are, without idealization or presentation in abstract form.
Realistic Period in English Literature Thickly plotted, many with characters,long. Described contemporary life and entertained the middle class. Full to overflowing with drama, humor, and variety of vivid characters and plot complications,portrayal of urban life for all classes. Dickens
Realistic Period in American Literature characterized by intensely true-to-life novels and short stories, which focus on presenting the reality of struggling Americans, especially those involved in the new western world.The phonetic representation of the speech of a particular individual
Victorian Stern morality. Marked by a general earnestness about life and confidence of Britain's domestic prosperity and vast holdings overseas were signs of the country's overall righteousness (see white man's burden).
American Realism Focused on the realities of American life, Emphasis on urban living, emphasis on "now".
Created by: LFalone