The Jazz Age. Society in the 1920s Mass Media in the Jazz Age Cultural Conflicts. The Jazz Age. The 1920s were a time of rapid social change in which many people – particularly women – adopted new lifestyles and attitudes. Setting the Stage. 1880s: Industrialization and immigration.
Society in the 1920s
Mass Media in the Jazz Age
The Playful flapper here we see,The fairest of the fair.She's not what Grandma used to be,You might say, au contraire.Her girlish ways may make a stir,Her manners cause a scene,But there is no more harm in herThan in a submarine.
She nightly knocks for many a goalThe usual dancing men.Her speed is great, but her controlIs something else again.All spotlights focus on her pranks.All tongues her prowess herald.For which she well may render thanksTo God and Scott Fitzgerald.Her golden rule is plain enough -Just get them young and treat themrough.
by Dorothy Parker