Fantasy (The Irreal) versus Surrealism (The Hyperreal)

Fantasy (The Irreal) versus Surrealism (The Hyperreal) – Realism implies an attempt to depict reality “as it is.” In contrast, fantasy implies art that says, “Forget about reality, I’m setting up new rules and playing by them.” Fantasy is about the supernatural. Books about dragons and space aliens and vampires are all fantasy, though the [...]