Émile Zola Essay Topics

The Literature of Realism

I. Background • 1. three fundamental issues: 1) conflict between the agrarianism and the industrialism 2) the conflict between the South and the North 3) the conflict between the East and the West • 2. reaction against “the lie” of romanticism and sentimentalism • 3. battle between “idealists” and “realists” • 4. more attention to… View Article