The theme of transcendence in realistic fiction

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Realistic fiction is an ideal genre in which to express the theme of transcendence; through this genre, I was able to demonstrate characters living in the world and rising above it simultaneously. The importance of this theme can’t be

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Endings in Realistic Fiction

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In ending both of my realistic fiction novels, I resolved the major conflicts within each story without being overly neat and tidy. In Olive Branches Don’t Grow On Trees, Silvia is successful in achieving her goal of bringing her family

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The Mythic Journey in Realistic Fiction

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Campbell’s mythic structure is not just for fantasy and science fiction. All of the elements of this ageless, mythic structure are present in both of my realistic fiction novels but are especially evident in Discovery of an Eagle. In the

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The taboo of stereotypes in realistic fiction

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Stereotypes are bad in any type of fiction, but the presence of stereotypes in realistic fiction is especially bad as they don’t exist in real life.  I started writing the Greco Family Trilogy partly in an effort to dispel the negative

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Characters’ Motivations in Realistic Fiction

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Realistic fiction mirrors real life and so characters’ motivations should mirror peoples’ motivations in real life. In real life, people are motivated by their wants and desires for such things as happiness, success and love.

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