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Disillusion, Defiance, and Discount 1914-1946 . By Kristin Clark, Sammi Wallace, Sage Kitson Brianna Rose, Tim Devos. Writers of International Renown. Modern dramatically altered complexion of American Literature Proof of Americans that won the Nobel Piece Award.

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disillusion defiance and discount 1914 1946

Disillusion, Defiance, and Discount1914-1946

By

Kristin Clark, Sammi Wallace, Sage Kitson

Brianna Rose, Tim Devos

writers of international renown
Writers of International Renown
  • Modern dramatically altered complexion of American Literature
  • Proof of Americans that won the Nobel Piece Award.
  • Nobel Prize for Literature was established in 1901
  • The first person to win the Nobel piece award was Sinclair Lewis in 1930
harlem renaissance
Harlem Renaissance
  • A new literary age was dawning
  • African American writers came from the south
  • In 1921 it began with the publications of Countee Cullens
  • Writers belonged to no single school of literature
  • They saw them as a new exciting movement
prominent american writers
Prominent American Writers
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • T.S. ELIOT
  • LANGSTON HUGHES
  • The Great Gatsby
  • THE WASTE LAND
  • THE WEARY BLUES
prominent world figures
Prominent WORLD FIGURES
  • CHAING Kai-shek
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Head of nationalist government
  • Led march to the sea to protest British tax on salt
  • German chanceller
major achievements of america

Major Achievements of America

2 major wars between 1914-1945

1920-19th amendment passed

-1st radio broadcast

19271st trans-Atlantic flight made by Lindbergh

-first “Talkie” released

1928- Earhart first to fly across Atlantic

1940- men were drafted for WWII

1941- Unemployment ended

political social and cultural trends
Political, Social, and cultural trends
  • 1917-WWI begins
  • 1929-Stock market crashes
  • 1933-Roosevelt closes banks
  • 1940-cival Aeronautic board created
  • 1941- Japan bombs Pearl Harbor
  • 1944- Roosevelt reelected
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1945-Atom bombs dropped

  • Sept 2, 1945- WWII ends
  • World Events
  • 1919- France- Treaty ends WWI
  • 1929- Japan: collapse of American Silk Market hurts workers
  • 1933- Germany: Hitler becomes German Chancellor
  • 1936- Spain: Spanish civil war begins
  • 1939- Poland: German blitzkrieg invasion sets off WWII
  • 1945- United Nations charter signed @ end of WWII
the birth of modernism
The Birth of Modernism
  • The Devastation of World War 1 brought a new era of Literature which was called Modernism Lit.
  • The War brought a end to Optimism that characterized the years preceding of war
  • People strived to find new literature that better fit the twentieth-century life style
the harlem renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance
  • The Harlem Renaissance stared up in 1921
  • The Harlem Renaissance was based out of Greenwich Village, and soon was all over Paris, and starting to showing in Manhattan.
  • many new poems and books where coming out during this time because it was a new era of writing and lit.
  • we never really saw African Americans be creative with there writing and ideas. But now that we are coming into a new era we see the African Americans being creative with writing and other lit.
imagism
Imagism
  • Modernist movement was ushered by a poetic movement known as Imagism
  • The movement occurred in 1917
  • Imagism attracted both the United States and England
  • Imagists rebelled against the sentimentality nineteenth century poetry.