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social realism

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noun
a style of painting, especially of the 1930s in the U.S., in which the scenes depicted typically convey a message of social or political protest edged with satire.
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social realist, noun
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social realism

noun
the use of realist art, literature, etc as a medium for social or political comment
another name for socialist realism
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