The tone veered wildly between camp, melodrama, realism, and messy amalgamations of the three.
Out in the crowded hallway, broadcasting on the online Tea Party News Network, founder Scottie Hughes injected a note of realism.
realism justifiably says that they must renounce violence, but when they adopt passive resistance they must renounce that too.
realism means they must acknowledge that the occupation has ended because a government report has named it something else.
Is it the realism that will extend a temporary occupation into a never-ending system of control and discrimination?
Primarily a pictorial record, more on the side of action than of realism, except for post-trailing period.
realism of the most ghastly truthfulness, as to a corpse in the grave, it certainly is.
The virtue of idealism is as necessary as the virtue of realism; and every great writer shows his greatness by combining the two.
The word ‘Truthfulness’ may seem to suggest the realism of some modern writers.
I have implied a distinction between decoration and realism that I have not clearly defined.
1794, from real (adj.) + -ism; after French réalisme or German Realismus; from Late Latin realis "real." Opposed to idealism in philosophy, art, etc. In reference to scholastic doctrine of Thomas Aquinas (opposed to nominalism) it is recorded from 1826. Meaning "close resemblance to the scene" (in art, literature, etc., often with reference to unpleasant details) is attested from 1856.
An approach to philosophy that regards external objects as the most fundamentally real things, with perceptions or ideas as secondary. Realism is thus opposed to idealism. Materialism and naturalism are forms of realism. The term realism is also used to describe a movement in literature that attempts to portray life as it is.