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Realist Essay

What was the realist movement? The Realist movement was in the late 1800's and continued through the early 1900's. During the Realist movement, the world woke up and realized it had changed so much. Electricity, telephones, and radios were created at this time and effected how people lived. Artist became creators of cultural, for the first time in human history the Artist weren't depended on just drawing what the world looked like. They could leave the world of perfect drawing and pursue a different aspect of art. The realist movement didn't just help artist, it helped authors. Authors didn't have to write about romance, or fictional. Author could just be realistic. they did not need elaborate settings, weird/ attention grabbing stories. they wrote simple stories with extraordinary detail which made the story that much more better.

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy also known as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories.

Tolstoy was a master of realistic fiction and is widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists. He is best known for two long novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877). Tolstoy first achieved literary acclaim in his 20s with his semi-autobiographical trilogy of novels, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852-1856) and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based on his experiences in the Crimean War. 3 questions is another master piece that Leo Tolstoy created. The story starts out with king that wanted to know the answer to three simple questions: What was the right time for every action, who were the most necessary and how he might know what was the most important. the king promised anyone who could this question would get a great reward. many people gave the kind different answer that he did not like. he dismissed...