Is Kentucky Route Zero a magical realist work?
Here’s a list of some of the elements of the genre:
- Fantastical elements
- Real-world setting
- Authorial reticence
- Heightened awareness of mystery
- Political critique
There are descriptions of each of these elements at the wikipedia page on magical realism.
Choose one of the items from this list and write a paragraph or two about how that element is used within KRZ to invite players to think about and engage with the world around them.