Essays Tagged: "Lost Generation"


citement was to be found in every corner. This was the era in which the people were considered the 'LostGeneration,' and from this environment emerged a eminent writer of those times. Francis Scott Fi ... chieved his strongest and greatest work which described the weaknesses and the ideals which America lost. The Great Gatsby. Now considered a classic of ourtimes, it marked the beginning of the author' ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time

'The times, they are a changing,' famous words spoken by Bob Dylan, a king of his generation. 'Lost generations,' is an interesting phrase, but what kind of meaning should it hold? Ernest Hemingw ... what kind of meaning should it hold? Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time is a true representation of a 'lost generation' for the simple reason that all generations are eventually lost as time goes by. Hem ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Nix the X. This is about how we shouldn't be labeled "Generation X"

Nix The 'X'There are a variety of terms from which to choose: The Lost Generation, the MTV Generation, Generation PC, Busters, the Information Generation, the Bitter ... , but 'Generation X', suggests that my generation, those people ages eight-teen to twenty-five, are lost or undefined. According to many analysts and modern philosophers, although we might be the gene ... ry suggests we are lazy, apathetic, and care little about the world - and even more notable, we are lost. Why do previous generations enjoy titles such as the World War I Generation and the Baby Boome ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ernest Hemmingway's In Our Time - an essay comparing the lost generation and the people in Hemmingway's short stories.

Finding the Lost GenerationEvery generation has a certain moniker, a name, with which it is commonly associated. ... ommonly associated. The 60s had their "hippies;" the 90s had "Generation-X," while the 20s had the "lost generation," a group of people defined by expatriate writers such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott ... a main character, who is unable to deal, one who cannot adjust to life after the war, one who feels lost in his time.Krebs is perhaps the best example of this virtual and psychological alienation that ...

(9 pages) 118 1 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Hemingway's Juxtaposition at the junction

here between Barcelona and Madrid. The time is probably the early or mid-1920's, when the post-war "lost generation" was in exile. It is fitting that Hemingway should choose, as a setting for his stor ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Feelings of William Carlos Williams

The Feelings of William Carlos WilliamsWilliam Carlos Williams was a member of the Lost Generation. The people of this generation began expressing the same feelings during and after W ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

'All Quiet on the Western Front', by Erich Maria Remarque explores a number of issues related to the horrors of war. Which issue is most significant to you?

vel, and relates to all the other themes. This theme of youth can be broken down into the themes of lost innocence, ageing and lost generation. Through Remarque's use of young men from different back ... trot them out by the hour. But we didn't think of that then." (p. 15). This emphasizes the theme of lost innocence, as Baumer and his friends now know that they were fooled by this rhetorical trickery ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"All Quiet on the Western Front"--How Does Remarque achieve the goal she set for himself in the prologue?

may have escaped its shells, were destroyed by the war." The book is peppered with examples of the "Lost Generation," as well as images of man's inhumanity to man. Remarque states simply that this is ... acter of Paul Baumer, Remarque illustrates these recurring themes and the effects of the war on the Lost Generation.In times of war, average citizens are taught to kill anything that does not carry th ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Post WW1 american literature

The Lost GenerationWhether they came before the war, discovered it on active duty, or were drawn to it b ... rature. Described by Gertrude Stein in the epigraph to Earnest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises as "a lost generation," the intellectuals, poets, and novelists who rejected the social and political cons ... ern movement. In expressing themes of spiritual alienation, self-exile, and cultural criticism, the lost generation has left a distinct mark on intellectual history. Modernist literary innovations cha ...

(7 pages) 140 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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. Fit ... d. Mary (Mollie) McQuillan, his mother, was the daughter of a successful wholesale grocer. Mary had lost two children to epidemics before her bright, handsome Scott came along (Kuehl). The family move ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Lost Generation, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Steinbeck, Jazz age

THE LOST GENERATIONWith the beginning of World War I many things had changed for America. This war happe ... lasted from the end of 1929 until the early 1940s. Businesses and banks closed their doors, people lost their jobs and homes. In 1933, at the worst point in the depression, more than 15 million Ameri ... sion.After the world war America changed in literature too. Generation of that period called as the lost generation since they were barren emotionally. This term came out for a group of American write ...

(8 pages) 114 2 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

"In Our Time" by Ernest Hemingway

", and " Big Two Hearted River". All of these stories are related because of a common theme of the "lost generation".Having a glimpse into the author's biography, one would obviously find out that Hem ... ugh so much evil and blood that he began to rank himself as well as other victims of war among the "lost generation", people who had no future. This idea is reflected in the book. The main character i ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway; discusses aimlessness caused in lives of characters by WWI

t, and frequently pesters Jake.The Sun Also Rises documents the people who came to be known as the "Lost Generation," a generation of broken dreams and destroyed naivete emerged from the World War I w ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Term Paper; Hemingway (Sun Also Rises) and Fitzgerald (Great Gatsby) author comparison and how well they represented the Roaring 20's.

920s, in contrast to Brett Ashley as the New Woman of the 1920s and Jake Barnes's embodiment of the Lost Generation in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. The Great Gatsby illustrated people reaching for ... the "American Dream." The Sun Also Rises instills a "permanent emotion," what many members of the "Lost Generation" searched for, into the reader by presenting a sense of nostalgia for the better pas ...

(7 pages) 61 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Two Different Reactions to the Adult World: Youths in the Works of Graham Greene

ter Philip, who are affected differently by emersion into the adult world. Trevor, a member of the "lost generation" following World War I, belongs to the Wormsley Common Gang. Trevor is affected by t ... d with adult influence and breaks under the pressure.Trevor and his compatriots are members of the "lost generation" which existed after the end of World War I. This generation was forced to 'grow-up' ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Archiblad Macleish. "J.B." Macleish blends classical and modern theater to conclude that, "Our labor, like Job's labor, is to learn through suffering to love even that which lets us suffer.

Archibald Macleish, member of a group of writers dubbed the "Lost Generation," writers who relocated to Paris after World War 1. Full of youthful idealism, these ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of Ernest Hemingway.

published his first major novel, The Sun Also Rises, a depiction of what Stein referred to as the "lost generation" of young people in the 1920's. This novel not only established Hemingway as the pre ...

(1 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Sun Also Rises": Compares and Contrasts Cohns relationships with other characters in the novel.

eality by engaging in excessive drinking and casual sex occurs repeatedly. The new attitudes of The Lost Generation manifested in Lady Brett Ashley, who goes through many meaningless relations with se ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

s writing style was distinguished by economy and understatement. He also narrated the lives of the "Lost Generation" through his simple dialogue. Hemingway lived a pretty good social life. He had seve ... e year by the suicide of Hemingway's father. It was believed that Clarence took his life becuase he lost his health to diabetes and his money to the Florida real estate. Hemingway later went on to mar ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Paris and Gertrude Stein, A Love Story

d War 1 was a very emotional and destructive experience for peoplearound the globe. The expression "Lost Generation" is a term coined by thewell-known Gertrude Stein, designating the many young writer ... s. She earned her knowledge, and didn't keep to herself. Sheshared and made it worthwhile for that "Lost Generation". Her influence wasextensively spread, in her relationships, her work and even her l ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors