Nineteenth-century children's literature was dominated by two major trends, one highly didactic and the other emphasizing entertainment based in fantasy or adventure although the two would merge.
Fantasy is a genre of literature that tends to polarise people the oft-repeated logic is that “serious” readers prefer realism while fantasy caters primarily to children or those who view. A discussion fantasy is literature for teenagers brian aldiss (quoted in alternate worlds in fantasy fiction, 2001) in alternate worlds in fantasy fiction, peter hunt questions the credibility of fantasy fiction within the literary world, and suggests it is a marginalized literary form.
Fantasy literature, often derided as superficial and escapist, is one of the most popular and relevant to contemporary society, as the essays in this volume attest the scholars, teachers, and authors represented here offer their perspectives on this engaging genre children’s fantasy by beatrix potter and saint-exupéry, modern. Being a fantasy is the best way to get the point across most of the time we are referring to children when we are talking about growing up being a fantasy keeps it fun for the child but lets them know their time to grow up is coming.
Definition, usage and a list of fantasy examples in literature fantasy is a form of literary genre in which a plot cannot occur in the real world.
Thus, in the second section of the essay, i proceeded to discuss the use of fantasy in children's literature as an effective mode of writing to engage the attention of the inexperienced reader in.