Latin-American writers incorporate magic realism into their works as a means of burrowing beneath the norms of daytime reality into levels of experience just as real, though not as accessible. Fantasy can be a powerful tool for experiencing our lives.
In a 500 word (minimum) response, discuss how the Latin-American authors utilize elements of magical realism to shake-up our fictional world. Do you find yourself engaging in suspension of disbelief to more closely connect to each story’s deeper meaning?
Please use specific examples from the stories.