Any story with supernatural elements can be called fantasy, including a lot of the horror genres about vampires, werewolves, demons, and ghosts are all fantasy. SF is universally often based in the future on technological or scientific advances. SF deals with the struggle to create, meaning, a different way of thinking, and often questions peoples assumptions revealing taboos. The plots within both categories are often about a journey, human conflict, analyzing society aspects, or predictions about future civilizations. A very old Shakespeare’s play “A Midsummers Night Dream” believed to be written in 1590 and 1596 was a classical idea of fantasy.
As a story of creatures like the hobbit, dwarves, elves, goblins, wolves, and the wizard Gandalf, and their lives and adventures in a place called the Middle Earth, the fantastical nature of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit deserves no further explanation. Yet the use of fantasy in it is remarkable and prominent, which contributes to its popularity over the years since it has been published in the 1930s. According to Steven Jones, the use of fantasy in fairy tales is "the most salient...stylistic feature." In most other stories which fall into the genre of fairy tales or fantasy literature, one can never overemphasize the importance of fantasy in them. However, the fantastical elements there is usually accompanied by some realistic elements, such as a link with the ordinary world like ours.
Duran 2 First, the genre of Fantasy has several elements, which make up a fantasy movie, fantasy book, or fantasy short story. Most importantly, the Fantasy element, mythical creatures and objects is what this genre is mostly known for. For example, in the novel, Ella Enchanted, the Fantasy element of mythical creatures was displayed with the trolls, fairies, giants, gnomes, and ogres... ... middle of paper ... ...ansporting strange items. To summarize, Fantasy and Science Fiction are both based off of unrealistic plots that could never possibly happen in the world today. In conclusion, there are several comparisons and differences in the genres, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
In most fairy tales, there are similar characteristics. In this particular novel, there are many good characters that end up heroes in the end of the book. The fairy tale characters in this novel include Eppie, Aaron, William Dane and Dunsey. These are the two-dimensional characters and we do not know much about them. These are all characters that have similar qualities about them that you would never find in real life people.
Her first books were born during this period. Written after work and at weekends, her first was a so-called science fiction novel, Mandrake. And in response to a publishing house competition for a children's adventure story, Over Sea, Under Stone. In 1963 she left England to marry an American, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and went "rather nervously" to live in the USA. She wrote two more books for adults: a study of America, Behind the Golden Curtain and a biography of J.B. Priestley, Portrait of An Author.
"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten," Says Neil Gainman, author of the book Coraline. Fairy tales date back thousands of years. Fairy tales started out as oral traditions and later were written on paper and made into story books. Fairy tales open up and take children's imaginations to a place where they can learn how to deal with real problems while being enchanted. Fairy tales are given a bad reputation because of the mature themes in them.
This short story was included in the 1984 book Magical Realist Fiction: An Anthology. By identifying the characteristics that seem inconsistent with the characteristics most critics ascribe to Magical Realist literature, a more concise understanding of Magical Realism can be obtained. "The text [magical realist text] contains an 'irreducible element' of magic, something we cannot explain according to the laws of the universe as we know them" (Faris 167). In addition to these "magical" elements, Magical Realist fiction, by name, includes "realistic" elements that serve to counterbalance the "magical" elements. The plots are logically conceived (Leal 120).
The major similarities and differences between these two kinds of fairy tales can be found in the titles, plots, characters, conclusions of the stories, and how they state the happily ever after. Although Disney stories are established from Grimm fairy tales they don’t use the same titles. For a majority of stories Disney found a completely different name, but there is at least one story where Disney found a similar sounding name. For instance, in Disney’s story of Sleeping Beauty Grimm had incipiently called it Little Briar Rose, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast was originally called The Singing, Springing Lark, and Disney’s Cinderella was originally called Aschenputtel. However, an example of Disney finding a similar name is noticeable in Red Riding Hood where Grimm had formerly named it Little Red Cap.
Plath wrote her first poem, at age eight; “A Summer Will Not Come Again” was published in Seventeen while she was in high school, and sold “Bitter Strawberries” to the Christian Science Monitor while in college (Sylvia Plath Biography). One of Plath’s most notable works was her poem, “Daddy”, which was inspired by the death of her father, Otto. Plath then expanded her career by becoming an author of The Bell Jar, a fictionalized retelling of her lifelong battle with depression. Aside from writing Sylvia also worked as a volunteer art teacher, a guest editor at Mademoiselle Magazine, and an English teacher (Sylvia Plath-Poetry). Plath attended Smith College in 1950 on a scholarship.
Joyce Carol Oates was born in Lockport, New York on June 16, 1938. She grew up on a farm with her parents. She developed an interest for books as a child, yet she had a really tough time increasing a love in books for reading and writing. In her early twenties she got her first typewriter which was given by her grandmother. By receiving ardent support from her parents, she wrote a lot throughout high school and college career.