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  • adj. Opposed to realism


anti- +‎ realistic (Wiktionary)


  • You might even say, with only slight overstatement, that what Anderson is doing in Winesburg, Ohio could be described as "antirealistic," fictions notable less for precise locale and social detail than for a highly personal, even strange vision of American life.

    Winesburg, Ohio; a group of tales of Ohio small town life

  • One has to be brave, thick-skinned, and very persistent to swim against such popular antirealistic currents.

    Archive 2005-09-11

  • Fate has an ironic reward for this amoral survivor, a weird, fairy-tale closure to a vividly antirealistic film. 7:30 p.m.

  • Mostly, though, 3D is used to heighten the picture's antirealistic, otherworldly mood. Top Stories


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