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  • The Fantasy Story

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    Today I’d like to tell you about fantasy literature. It is very hard to tell all about it but I’ll try to do it as good as possible and not being boring. First fantasy motifs were shown in romanticism. We all know the mystical and unreal characters: ghosts, phantoms etc. Authors for building the special mood and charm of that epoch used that figures. But fantasy is something more than romantic ways of showing nature or inner experiences of the main character in the novel. It’s

  • The Effect of Fantasy Fiction

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    practically fill to the brim with imagination. Whether we choose to want to believe it or not, we are indefinitely leaning towards a lost generation if we do not put back the importance and nourishment of the minds of our youth through the help of Fantasy

  • The Journey in Children’s Fantasy Fiction

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    There & Back Again: Analysing The Journey in Children’s Fantasy Fiction in regards to the Escapism Debate So many children’s fantasy fiction stories began as larks, extempore creations for their delight, and were written down and published by chance – Lewis Carroll invented Alice In Wonderland (1865) simply to amuse Alice Liddell while boating one ‘golden afternoon’, while Neil Gaiman originally started writing Coraline (2002) for his daughter Holly because she liked scary stories. So much so, that

  • The Pros And Cons Of Fantasy

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    creatures, and wizardry. Or you might have read One Thousand and One Nights, or The Jungle Book or A Space Odyssey. You may find them adventurous, imaginative, and fascinating but it is due to the element of fantasy which is common in them. Fantasy is defined in the Encyclopedia Britannica as “Fantasy, also spelled phantasy, [is] imaginative fiction dependent for the effect of strangeness of setting (such as other worlds or times) and or characters (such as supernatural or unnatural beings)”. Psychologically

  • Magic In Fantasy Mythology

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    in the fantasy genre. Magic is often used as a significant plot device and can exist in a fantasy work for several purposes; magic is used as a mode of enticement to peak the reader's interest and signifier of the genre, it is used to advance the plot, and, magic is also used as a device in which the author can explore real-world concepts and contemporary concerns in a way that is both immediate, yet removed from reality. The incorporation of traditional mythology is also frequent in fantasy works

  • Rape Fantasies Analysis

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    In Margaret Atwood’s Rape Fantasies, the narrator Estelle describes her “rape fantasies” in which is never assaulted. Initiated by a conversation with her coworkers about their controversial daydreams, Estelle recounts her own reoccurring visions, though hers differ from those discussed between the women. Throughout the piece, Atwood utilizes stream of conscious writing to show her narrator’s jumbled thoughts as she describes her “fantasies.” Atwood’s short story depicts a narrator inexperienced

  • Characteristics Of 20th Century Fantasy Fiction

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    20th Century Fantasy Fiction What! Fantasy is what dreams are made of. Fiction is what form these dreams take. Fantasy fiction meanwhile is a genre which has its roots in legends, myths, magic, supernatural and the impossible. It combines the ___of fantasy and the make-belief nature of fiction to create an out of the world (literally!) work of art. Fantasy fiction may not necessarily be only literature, it can be plays, movies, shows or even video games. It is everything that is missing in the real

  • Fairy Tale And High Fantasy Analysis

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    Fantasy creates an imaginative world where anything can take place. Fantasy has many choices to think of that creates a world. With that fantasy takes the form in clusters of styles, there are Many different styles of fantasy like Fairy-Tale and High Fantasy. Fairy-Tale Fiction is one type of the five rings of tradition. Fairy tales have important features that help identify them. One feature of fairy tales deals with personal transformation. The second feature is the home setting. The home setting

  • Fantasy And Confession In Zacharias's The Turn Of The Screw

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    Extraordinary Flight of heroism the occasion demanded of me.’: Fantasy and Confession in The Turn of the Screw” describes the actions and the apparitions in the novella as a part of the governess’s anxieties and how they are the symbol which resemble the execution of her job. The readers first get an understanding of how fantasy is her coping mechanism when she first has troubles dealing with the job. As Zacharias puts it, “the fantasy relieves the anxiety she feels from feelings of inadequacy for

  • Case Study Of Folklore, Myths And Fantasy

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    Folklore, Myths and Fantasy: A Case Study based on JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series Abstract Fantasy is a genre of literature which gives flexibility and scope to the writers to explore their thoughts. Fantasy depends upon the imagination and creativity of the writer. We can define fantasy as a genre of literature that is far removed from reality, set in a world beyond our thinking such as house on moon or any other planet, a place in the middle of ocean etc. The characters of fantasy are often uncanny