What Is Contemporary Realistic Fiction?
Contemporary realistic fiction is fiction that accurately portrays life as it was lived in the past, or life as it is lived today. (Kiefer, 2010, page 390). It is characterized by themes such as maturing, relationships with family and friends, understanding oneself, dealing with problems, and more.
Realistic books can help readers understand themselves, see the world through another person's perspective, understand universal problems and issues, experience role models, and prepare for living in the real world. Popular realistic fiction oftentimes includes humor, animals, sports, and mysteries.
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