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FANTASY NOVELS

DEFINITION
Fantasy Novels are a type of literature that violates or modifies the elements of nature, physics or regular phenomenon's of the real world. Some created, others derivative from the oral tradition, transcribed to books and stories where we know the author; those are also in hand with the literary fairy tales, fantasy anecdotes, fantasy picture books, etc.

FANTASY NOVELS
Fantasy as an independent genre is a recent invention. It was long considered to be an inferior part of science-fiction literature.

FANTASY NOVELS
Some characteristics: Fantastic elements cannot be employed casually. Authors not only create a new set of physical rules in the world and to the characters, but they must then conform closely to them. Fantasy Novels always have strong, believable characters and should examine issues of the human circumstance. Creative ideas, outstanding situations or actions out of the ordinary dont make these stories irrational.

RATIONAL FRAME WORK OF FANTASY NOVELS


Nonsense Unconventional Fantasy
It contradicts rules of It is unusual. Not Not possible in the logic. It doesnt make normal. This may be world as we know it. logical sense. odd or strange, but it But it follows rules may still be within the limits of It can make fun of reasonable. the fantasy world the conventional author has created. behavior. When literature It can help readers understand the difference between what is sensible and not sensible in the real world. breaks conventions, Fantasies provide it helps us to rethink metaphors through what we thought was which we can normal. examine aspects of life from a different perspective.
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UNMISSABLE ELEMENTS
Talking Animals: subversion of reality with speaking animals that differ from reality Toys and objects that usually come alive Size and Color changes: people are small, green faces, blue dogs, dwarfs, giants, etc Imaginary worlds: Sometimes people cross between worlds, space and time travels, just as sometimes the whole story is in an imaginary world. Magical powers: People with powers, magicians, witches, energy blasts, fly, not mortal characters Supernatural tales: sometimes frightening stories, using zombies and ghosts High fantasy: Clear battle between good and evil, duality, moral irruptions, to save or conquest the world

PROCESS IN FANTASY NOVELS


Remember To Include

Magic

Other worlds
Take Into Account

Good Verses Evil


Always Use

Heroism

Special Characters

Fantastic Objects

TO THANK FANTASY NOVELS


No genre better fosters creativity than fantasy. Allows for the imagination to create and extend metaphors in a safe (fantasy) place. Fantasy is an important part of childhood, this type of novels are some how educative, are ad vocative and promote people to be entrepreneurs and healthy. Most science advances couldnt be possible without the capacity to imagine. Fantasy leads to the ability to imagine possibilities and to organize and structure reality.

EXAMPLES OF NOVELS
David and Leigh Eddings' Belgariad/Malloreon series, Elenium/Tamuli series,The Redemption of Althalus, and The Dreamers series Eric Rcker Eddison's The Worm Ouroboros and Zimiamvian Trilogy Kate Elliott's The Crown of Stars series Iar Elterrus's The Burden of the Emperor series Michael Ende's The Neverending Story Steven Erikson's Malazan Book of the Fallen series Kirill Eskov's The Last Ringbearer

THE LORD OF THE RINGS


J.R.R. Tolkiens creation is a clear example of a fantasy novel as it is developed in an environment that is far away from reality, with a lot of magical elements. The author creates a world that, although is integrated into human society, goes far beyond reality. Hobbits, dragons, trolls, orcs, dwarfs, elves, ents and wizards are some of the elements that make The Lord of The Rings a magical and fantastical work.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS

It is a work of fiction because it does not make the readers believe that it depicts true historical events of our world. It contain an irreducible element of the supernatural represented by an imaginary setting as well as the characters (elves, wizards, dwarfs).

REFERENCES:
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