Essays Tagged: "Jazz Age"


F. SCOTT FITZGERALDDIANA CHOW03/25/96Welcome to the roaring 1920's! The Jazz Age. A period within time which the passive behaviors, beliefs, and purity of the past generati ... ime and America began evolving, then was his work beginning to receive its time awaited praise. The JazzAge had arrived! By this period Fitzgerald had already found his love and married the enchanting ... during America'sdecade of prosperity, excess, and abandon, he became noted as the spokesman for the Jazz Age.He continued to write, and he then achieved his strongest and greatest work which described ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

F. Scott Fitzgerald

erican writers of his time. He wrote about the troubling time period in which he lived known as the Jazz Age. During this era people were either rich or dreamt of great wealth. Fitzgerald fell into th ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Casting Doubt Upon the American Dream in The Great Gatsby

Casting Doubt Upon the American Dream in The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby' is set in the Jazz Age of America, the 1920s which have come to be seen as a bubble of extravagance and affluence ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

THe Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Summer Reading Assignment 1. Describe Cover Art 2. Describe Roaring Twenties 3. Describe Characters

eing patented, movies were being produced and life became better. Women became more liberal and the Jazz age/ Flapper culture began its development.I believe that the artwork on the cover underscores ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Great Gatsby Analysis

The Jazz Age through Jay GatsbyThe Progressive Era prior to the Great War was a time of tremendous econo ... entary on the post-World War I American society and how it tried to recuperate from the war in the "Jazz Age." Through the desolate, love-stricken veteran, Jay Gatsby, Fitzgerald portrays this attempt ... ses her love for him, abandon Gatsby. In the end, only his father and Nick are there for Gatsby.The Jazz Age was merely a delusion--Gatsby's wealth, Gatsby's parties, and even his love. The society th ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Transition from swing to bebop in jazz.

ed African American contributions to the music world. The twenties, which have now been termed "the jazz age", laid the foundation for jazz as a marketable mainstream fascination. Throughout the twent ... /4 beat with live performances completely written-out and arranged. During the 1940's a new form of jazz emerged known as bebop. Bebop is largely attributed to the efforts of John Birks "Dizzy" Gilles ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

as much a part of its age as a brilliant dramatization of the social and economic corruption of the Jazz Age, marked byprohibition, and gangs. Fitzgerald's fascination with wealth led him to make the ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

s more to detail society's failure to fulfill its potential than it does to glamorize Fitzgerald's "Jazz Age."Fitzgerald's social insight in The Great Gatsby focuses on a select group: priviliged youn ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Great Gatsby" by Fitzgerald and "Death of A Salesman" critical analysis . Material wealth leads to corruption? Death of a salesman and Great Gatsby are allegorical representations?

ns believed that material wealth would derive happiness and fame. Fitzgerald is showing that in the Jazz Age, people in America were delusional and had meaningless existences. These criticisms and obj ... e and George Wilson to convey this contrast between the different social classes evident during the Jazz Age. In contrast with the upper-class couple of Tom and Daisy, these two represent the poor, lo ...

(4 pages) 290 3 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The author F. Scott Fitzgerald.

F. Scott FitzgeraldAs a icon of the "Lost Generation", F. Scott Fitzgerald portrayed the youthful Jazz Age of Americans in the 1920s. Fitzgerald defined the Jazz Age as a time when " a new generatio ... nd died in 1940 at the age of 44.Today Fitzgerald 's reputation still suffers from his image as the Jazz Age playboy who did not take his craft seriously enough. The obituaries in 1940, when he suffer ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"The Life of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald"

seemed destined for literary obscurity."( ) Despite hisgrandeur and title as "symbol of the Jazz age", he felt his life was a wasted one, spent toolong hunting for the real meanings of life an ... ther way in life. It ispossible that Fitzgerald wanted to escape the glittering world of the amoral Jazz Age tofind a place with more traditional standards of living.Fitzgerald, makes a point about th ...

(12 pages) 79 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Vision of Mary HEaton Vorse, brief biography and my opinion

he grew up during the Gilded Age and did a large portion of her work during the Roaring 20s, or the Jazz Age. Her parents traveled a lot and Mary learned to speak French, Italian, and German fluently. ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Were 1920's America an era of social and cultural rebellion or was it the result of mere exaggeration of the press?

ournation's history has received as many catchy appellations as has thedecade of the 1920's... "the Jazz Age," "the Roaring Twenties," "the drydecade," "the prosperity decade," "the age of normalcy," ... other example that Leuchtenburg uses to portray the rebelliousAmerican spirit of the twenties, "the Jazz Age." It was the music of the blackman, that was not only a hit among the black society, but th ...

(8 pages) 143 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This paper is about why the 1920's was an influencial decade.

Was One of The Most Influential DecadesAIt was during what we might call the Flapper period, or the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties that American popular culture began to capture the imagination of t ... ctually talk instead of having the words flashed on the screen. The first Atalkie@ was entitles The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson. In 1928, Walt Disney introduced the character Mickey Mouse through t ...

(9 pages) 184 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

If Fitzgerald's description of the party in chapter in the novel "The Great Gatsby" by Fitzgerald three can be said to assess the stages of the Jazz Age, what does it tell us?

The Jazz Age, as appropriately named by Fitzgerald himself consists of economic, material and moral conf ... ng about the shriek and shatter signifies the instability and fragility of the social structure.The Jazz Age is full of insecurity and brings out the vulnerabilities of a generation. Confusion is in a ...

(3 pages) 38 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The American Dream By: Tan Ly

The Great Gatsby is a very popular American novel of the Jazz Age. On the surface it reads as a tragic love story. But between the plot points, the book spea ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Histoy of the jazz age

The decade of the 1920's, called the Jazz Age, was one of the most exciting and creative times in U.S. history. The history of the Jazz A ... c that came out of the American South. There were many important musicians who became famous in the Jazz Age, such as Duke Ellington. The Jazz Age made a big impact on other parts of American culture ... led to such important cultural changes as the Harlem Renaissance in New York City.To understand the Jazz Age, it is important to understand the history of the music that gave its name to the Roaring T ...

(3 pages) 197 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Women Taking Action

of fashion, their leisure of time, their amount of education, and the fight for equality.During the Jazz Age, the flapper dress was born, which showed the symbols of the revolution in fashion and soci ...

(6 pages) 118 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The American Dream: The Great Gatsby

ld's vessel of commentary and criticism of the American Dream. As he paints a vivid portrait of the Jazz Age, Fitzgerald defines this dream, and through Gatsby's downfall, expresses the futility and a ...

(3 pages) 89 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Throught the character of Jay Gatsby, jealousy leads to death and destruction.

es, and entertainment created much of the excitement at this time. Someone who stood out during the Jazz Age decade was author, F. Scott Fitzgerald. He wrote many books during this time and is very we ...

(3 pages) 50 1 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers