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American Lit Essay

884 words - 4 pages

Corey Renna

HM202 A002 Win 08 (HM202 A002 Win 08)

Essay #1

We can write all day long about Realism because of its past. The way “Realism” developed into American history is amazing in itself, but if you are an outsider just inquiring about “Realism” you need to first understand how much of a broad aspect that Realism covers. In the form of ART, Realism covers sixteen sub-categories and the rest follows; International relations there are seven, in Law there are three, In Philosophy there are twenty-six, In Physics there is two, and in other related fields there is five sub-categories. Often times in our education system literature courses are passed over or only offered to ...view middle of the document...

If we utilized “Realistic” literature and applied it in today’s society I believe we would have a broader range of an audience and a more debatable subject for which we can all learn and understand from.

With our culture rapidly changing with technology society’s role in literature has been questioned. Some believe that the value of literature has no meaning and will bring a person’s self –esteem down. Others thrive and it produces a creative side and knowledgeable understanding of new literature and the way it is published. This is “Realism” will always play a role. You simply cannot get rid of “Realism”, the only thing you can do is modify what you are writing about or discussing. Today’s authors should not question what the subject they are writing about but rather tailor it to a certain era or society group in order to gain the attention it deserves. Being able to adapt to various types of literature writing and their roles is difficult but every subject you throw out there will always have a “Realistic” format it portrays in some form or manner that an author can elaborate on.

We are an ever changing society which if in a radical manner of any sort will draw a certain media attention. This is where history is made and wrote about. Realism may flourish with a subject and can be written about until it is no longer popular in the public eye. This is where we trace our steps into the past. Authors take their facts of an issue or subject of current value and apply “Realism” to it. The end product (depending on...

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