...for popularizing the literary style known as [[magic realism]], which uses magical elements and events in order to explain real experiences. Some of his wor
The effect of magic realism, the interjection of magical events, not explainable by modern [[science]], is one which heightens the
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...iction is what we point to when we say it."<ref>Damon Francis Knight. ''In Search of Wonder: Essays on Modern Science Fiction.'' (Advent Publishing, Inc, 196
... to be within the broad definition of speculative fiction.<ref name="magic realism">[http://www.aeonmagazine.com/writersguidelines.html Aeon Magazine Writer's
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... [[modernism]], [[existentialism]], [[Surrealism]], precursor to [[magical realism]]
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... time as nonlineal, a labyrinthine, existential puzzle, and considered the search for meaning in an infinite universe as a largely fruitless exercise.<ref>[h
...the category of "[[magic realism|magical realism]]," which introduces some magical elements into an otherwise realist narrative. This technique itself opens
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...m|Surrealist]] movement of early twentieth-century Spain and the [[Magical Realism]] of the latter twentieth-century in South America.
...specially associated with Latin American authors, that introduced certain "magic" or fantasy elements into an otherwise realistic setting.
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His style exhibits traits of [[Impressionism]], [[Surrealism]], [[Magic Realism]], Neo-[[Romanticism]], [[Avant-Garde]], and Czech Poetism Movement, but ce
...ty," which focused on the negative. Still, the light continued to work its magic on Sudek throughout his career. He admired Funke for his knowledge of [[law
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... concerns for European society in the run-up to the Second World War. Mann searched in vain for answers to forestall the collapse of the tradition of Western
...version. During his time spent at the sanatorium, the protagonist of ''The Magic Mountain'' encounters a variety of characters who play out the ideological
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...]], as well as the [[piano]] and [[violin]]; he learned [[Magic (illusion)|magic]] from [[vaudevillians]]. When Welles was six, his parents divorced and his
...ined by Welles employs principles of "manipulation of perspective" used by magicians.
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...port [[Metaphysics|metaphysical]] realism and the ''regulative'' idea of a search for truth.
...cationism]] by arguing that science progresses by the falsification of ''research programs'' rather than the more specific [[universal quantification|univers
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...hich fused dreamlike awareness and [[Carl Jung|Jungian]] psychology with [[realism]]. The novel was praised by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, later Pope [[Benedic
...) about what has brought him such peace, Siddhartha replies that "too much searching can get in the way of finding." Everything deserves love, Siddhartha tel
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...ic (paranormal)|magic]], [[Causality|causation]], and [[spell (paranormal)|magic spells]]; the [[art of war]]; [[poetry]]; [[conveyancing]] in a word, the w
...reek coins generally display a very high level of [[Hellenistic]] artistic realism, which declined drastically around 50 B.C.E. with the invasions of the [[In
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...u need statistics? Revisiting Kinsey's methodology" ''The Journal of Sex Research'' 35 (2) (May 1998): 132-140, ISSN 0022-4499.</ref>
More modern and precise research by [[Edward O. Laumann]], reported in ''Sex in America: A definitive survey
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...fe in a philosophical sense, but some studies bear on related questions. Researchers in [[positive psychology]] study factors that lead to life satisfaction
...(and every other type of animal as well). Again, science is limited to the search for elements that promote the purpose of a specific life form (individuals
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...ed on May 18, 1897. Before writing ''Dracula,'' Stoker spent eight years researching European folklore and stories of vampires. Stoker's inspiration for the
Before writing ''Dracula,'' Stoker spent seven years researching European folklore and stories of vampires, being most influenced by [[Em
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...rted, caring individual who steadfastly pursued his vision of [[faith]], [[magic]], and [[love]].
... and [[Bill and Cora Baird]].<ref>Eleanor Blau, [http://select.nytimes.com/search/restricted/article?res=F30614FE3D5F0C748DDDAC0894D8494D81 Jim Henson, Puppe
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...irit at the time of his baptism (see [http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+1:9-11 Mark 1:9-11]). A feast celebrating Christ's birth gave the chur
...enacted using human actors and live animals to portray the event with more realism.
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