Realism

1850-1900

"The faithful representation of reality"

Realism was an idea in literature that humans were simply restricted by nature itself. It became a new way to portray life.


Characteristics:

This time period of literature in America was sharp on the mental and emotional state, positivity, details, and actuality.


Famous realism authors

Realism Background

Realism

Realism was the idea that all writing should be realistic in nature and not fantasized. The people that read these strories should be able to relate to them in some way. These stories would compose of everyday activities of the people.



Jordan Lancaster