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Magic realism: Quiz


Question 1: In painting, magical realism (in this sense) is a term often used interchangeably with ________, as Ríos also shows, for the very title of Roh's 1925 essay was "Magical Realism:Post-Expressionism".
Expressionist architectureNew ObjectivityArt NouveauNew Objectivity (architecture)

Question 2: It was later used to describe the unusual realism by American painters such as ________, Paul Cadmus, George Tooker and other artists during the 1940s and 1950s.
New York CityIvan AlbrightEl GrecoChicago

Question 3: Early work by Carpentier, ________,[citation needed] and Juan Rulfo[citation needed] influenced the Latin American "boom" that emerged in the 1960s.
Buenos AiresTlön, Uqbar, Orbis TertiusJorge Luis BorgesArgentina

Question 4: That said, perhaps the seminal work in the genre is Pedro Paramo (1955) by ________.
El Llano en llamasMario Vargas LlosaJuan RulfoGabriel García Márquez

Question 5: In Roh's own words, as quoted on a public resource page provided by professor Albert Ríos at the website of ________:
Arizona State UniversityStanford UniversityCornell UniversityColumbia University

Question 6: Prominent English-language fantasy writers have stated that "magic realism" is only another name for ________.
FantasyFairy taleNovelSpeculative fiction

Question 7: The Cuban writer ________ used the term "lo real maravilloso" (roughly "marvelous reality") in the prologue to his novel The Kingdom of this World (1949).
Latin AmericaFidel CastroGabriel García MárquezAlejo Carpentier

Question 8: ________ said, "Magic realism is fantasy written by people who speak Spanish,"[12], and Terry Pratchett said magic realism "is like a polite way of saying you write fantasy".
Science fictionJack VanceGene WolfeNeil Gaiman

Question 9: ________ (1983), the story of a man with chamelion-like ability to instantly assume the physical appearance and cultural identities of those around him;
ZeligAlice (1990 film)Everyone Says I Love YouMighty Aphrodite

Question 10: The term magic realism was first used in 1925 by the German art critic Franz Roh to refer to a painterly style also known as ________ (the New Objectivity)[2].
Art NouveauNew ObjectivityNew Objectivity (architecture)Expressionist architecture


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