What is another word for literary nonsense?
2 synonyms found
[ lˈɪtəɹəɹi nˈɒnsəns], [ lˈɪtəɹəɹi nˈɒnsəns], [ l_ˈɪ_t_ə_ɹ_ə_ɹ_i n_ˈɒ_n_s_ə_n_s]
Literary nonsense is a genre that thrives on absurdity, playfulness and wit, often defying conventional narrative structures and language norms. Synonyms for literary nonsense include whimsy, absurdism, silliness, tomfoolery, zaniness, goofiness and non sequitur. This genre is often associated with the works of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear and Dr. Seuss among others. It has a knack for entertaining both children and adults alike, challenging readers with its unconventional use of language and subversive themes. While it may seem irrational and chaotic at times, literary nonsense can be a clever and profound commentary on social norms and expectations.