Realism remains the foundation of novel building. Readers expect verisimilitude and all the conventions of realism we associate with how the ‘real’ world is. But that is not how we experience the world. Realism is a flat convention. It is an absolute, monolithic, fundamentalist view of truth and is built on faulty premises.
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