Social differences of class and race were issues occurring during the realism time period.
[tags: William Dean Howells Papers] - Literary realism is the trend, beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature and extending to late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century authors, toward depictions of contemporary life and society as it was, or is.
In the spirit of general "realism," realist authors opted for depictions of everyday and banal activities and experiences, instead of a romanticized or similarly stylized presentation.
Under examination, many shortcomings can be uncovered....
[tags: Literary Analysis ] - Literary Realism in Editha After World War I, American people and the authors among them were disillusioned by the effects that war had on their society.