What is Fantasy Literature?

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  1. I think you’ve got as close to a true interpretation of fantasy as you can get. It’s a complicated genre and I think it spreads itself into other genres more often than noticed.

  2. Well I say that I have never thought too deeply about his question because the interpretations of genre ‘fantasy’ are so endless, but I like how you answered the question.

    I agree with answer a lot actually. Fantasy couldn’t be fantasy without some grounded roots in reality. And the point about there being limitations in fantasy is very smart because without certain limitations the fantastical elements will just a free for all like in fairytales.

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