Magic realism facts for kids
- "what happens when a highly detailed, realistic setting is invaded by something too strange to believe".
The surprise effect of magical realism probably stems from the Western reader's separation from mythology. Mythology is a root of magical realism more easily understood by non-Western cultures.
The genre has been applied to other art forms, but it is mostly used about fictional literature.
Images for kids
Giorgio de Chirico, Love Song 1914, Museum of Modern Art
Magic realism Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.