Essays Tagged: "1920s"

Streamline Design in America

By the late 1920s the rapid increase in North American consumer spending seen after the First World War was in d ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Movie Stars of the 1920s -- this is essay is about a couple different movie stars from the 1920s. some of the stars are Clara Bow, Charlie Chaplin, Lon Chaney and Louise Brooks

In the 1920's, there were many famous movies and movie actors. The 1920s were a time when flims really began to become a popular past time, to watch and to star in. In ... nd actresses who graced the big screen back in the day as well as the movies they starred in.In the 1920s, many of the famous actors were not actors but actresses. Out of the many, Clara Bow was the " ... cted twp-reel films.Now don't think I've excluded the men here. there were many great actors in the 1920s. Charlie Chaplin is a name everyone knows. Now only was he an actor but a comedian as well. Cr ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Red Badge of Courage, The great Gatsby by Scott Fitzergerald

aking it successful for himself. TheGreat Gatsby is about what happened to the Americandream in the 1920s, a time period when the dream hadbeen corrupted by the avaricious pursuit of wealth. TheAmeric ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/1997

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

Casting Doubt Upon the American Dream in The Great Gatsby

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 which burst with the Wall ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Apr/2002

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

Did the 1920s really roar? Some call the 1920s "The Roaring 20s". In this essay we will talk about some factors that prove the 1920s was a time of prosperity in Canada.

Some call the 1920s the roaring 20s. I personally think so because the war had just ended and many soldiers are co ... . People started businesses and were doing quite well therefore the people have money to spend. The 1920s was also a time for new inventions and technology, such as the invention of the assembly line, ... eople had money and many invested in the stock market bringing the economy in full drive. Hence the 1920s was a time of prosperity everything working in a cycle benefiting everyone.As the soldiers wer ...

(3 pages) 107 1 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Develpment

During the 1920s, a biologist named Jean Piaget proposed a theory of cognitive development of children. He caus ...

(7 pages) 577 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Title:Women Suffrage Background Brief Description: Background information on how women recieved the right to vote.

and demonstrations, and going to jail. Thousands of ordinary women took part in these, later in the 1920s given them their right to vote. There are still many women who hold these truths to be self-ev ...

(1 pages) 99 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

criticism of America and the American experience in "The Great Gatsby" Fitzgerald

er author has attempted. The theme of the novel is the destruction of the American dream during the 1920s, a period when the vulgar pursuit of material happiness has corrupted the old values that gave ...

(2 pages) 88 0 3.4 Nov/1996

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

Values shown in the book The Great Gatsby. The Author F. Scott Fitzgerald shows what values he excepts and rejects

these values in the story with quotes as evidence.A perfect book to depict the American way in the 1920s is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The book is told through the viewpoint of a man na ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.4 May/2002

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

3 elements that caused social problems during 1920s in America

"While many Americans were enjoying economic prosperity during the 1920s, there was also increasing social conflicts." Assess the validity of this statement with refer ... fundamentalism and Sacco and Vanzetti case.Political and cultural debates divided Americans of the 1920s. Major issues of the decade reflected a split between urban and rural, modern and traditional, ... ned a source of conflict for decades. Nativism also inspired the revival of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, which gave them what was necessary to develop into a strong political influence, making its s ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Document Based Essay Question describing the Great Depression. Summary and how it affected the US - problems we faced and how they were resolved

istory. It affected not only the United States, but also other countries worldwide. It began in the 1920s, after World War I. Stock prices soared, life was great, and people were satisfied. But, drast ...

(8 pages) 223 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Apartheid in Modern South Africa

lly segregated compounds for mine workers becoming the fore fathers of apartheid(Kanfer 79). By the 1920s de facto apartheid was the predominant feature of life in South Africa (79). Apartheid, fought ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.7 Jul/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Malcom X Bio

s a baptist minister and an outspoken follower of Marcus Garvey,the black nationalist leader of the 1920s who preached that all blacks should leave the US and go back to Africa.While Malcolm's father ...

(5 pages) 129 2 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This Is an Essay about women's Gender roles in the 1920s, specifically the issues surrounding the youth and women in the workplace.

The 1920s brought the United States a gilded perspective of the new roles being assumed by women. It is ... completely dependent on whichever male escort she accompanies on a given evening. Essentially, the 1920s were a period of gilding the truth that the United States were being as traditional as ever, a ... nions and Consumers, she illustrates how the companionate marriage developed and popularized in the 1920s. The introduction of several kinds of birth control encouraged the practice of casual sex betw ...

(5 pages) 327 0 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Flesh and the Devil - Clarence Brown, technical devices and cinematic movements of 1920s in the construction of drama.

visual story of Clarence Brown's Flesh and the Devil is constructed through technical device of the 1920s and cinematic movements of this period. Mise en scene within the sequence establishes the way ... d and heightens the drama of the film.Only a few significant technical advances occurred during the 1920s. A new approach to cinematography introduced a creation of soft and blurred images, rather tha ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Raise the Red Lantern Reviews the role of the male characters in the chinese film raise the red lanter

The film Raise the Red Lantern was an interesting look at Chinese culture in the 1920s. I thought particularly interesting the fact that the master and the other men in this film di ...

(4 pages) 84 1 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Was the Renaissance a true period of change, or solely a 'PreRenaissance'?

ssance or that of the notion of PreRenaissance. The former being supported and undisputed until the 1920s, by that of Jacob Burckhardt; while the PreRenaissance initiative is Lynn Thorndike's rather m ...

(3 pages) 94 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Transformation of German social and cultural life under Nazism

community.Adolf Hitler, a charismatic, Austrian-born demagogue, rose to power in Germany during the 1920s and early 1930s at a time of social, political, and economic upheaval. Failing to take power b ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The connection between Edna St. Vincent Millay's poem 'First Fig' and (teenage) life in the twenties. I wrote this in the 9th grade, so it's not my best work.

Edna St. Vincent Millay was a poet in the 1920s. She wrote mainly about celebrating youth, the freedom, and independence the youths had during ... y Edna St. Vincent Millay, symbolizes the 'live for the present' attitude that was prevalent in the 1920s. At this time, society was changing a great deal. These changes were especially visible in the ... be the most fun they ever had, and will truely be the best years of their lives.Though life in the 1920s didn't last forever, it was still good during the short time it did last. As the old saying go ...

(1 pages) 54 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Raise red lantern Chinese director Zhang Yimou.

rticipate in our own subjugation no matter what our nationality, era or fiscal circumstance. Set in 1920s China, the movie opens with the decision of 19-year-old Songlian (Gong Li) to leave college af ... thout incident; it's a satisfying sense of tension that's missing. Set in Northern China during the 1920s, "Red Lantern" describes the life of Songlian (Gong Li), who, despite her university training, ...

(9 pages) 88 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies