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As a subset of the much larger category of books popular with young adults, young adult (YA) realism is a genre' of literature that has been developing since the mid-sixties and is now recognizable by specific characteristics: adolescent protagonists, narration from the adolescent's point of view, realistic contemporary settings, and subject matter formerly considered taboo.Cited by: 10.
Usually, at least concerning young adult fiction, magical realism is considered to be a subset of fantasy fiction; however, there are elements of magical realism that set it clearly apart from fantasy fiction. One is the idea readers and characters can find magic in the natural, modern world.
Evaluating realism in young adult literature is a very subjective task. The purpose of this paper is to provide a concrete means for librarians or evaluators to use when trying to determine realistic qualities of a book. This paper will study realism in young adult liter-Author: Maryjo Barnett Chinn.