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.
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