How Does Reading Or Watching Films About The 1920 ' S Essay

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Does reading or watching films about the 1920’s ever make you want to wish or dream of you living during that time period? During the 1920’s or the Jazz age, this age was all about fame and glory after America won World War 1 in 1919. Everyone in this time period felt so good about themselves that people felt that they were on top of everyone. Most of the men during that time period were getting richer with their business of all kind booming and women getting treated better. Women, on the other hand, also wanted to get some of the sweet life in their own life. Women started to also get richer by marrying men who are already rich or try to become stars in the big shows. For women, it was a lot more extra work because of gender equality, but women had something that men don’t have. That is beauty and talent of singing or dancing. Since music was developing in the 1920’s, this was time for women to get their share of the sweet life. There was two literature works that try to express the idea of how life was in the 1920’s and that is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald called, “The Great Gatsby,” and the film directed by Rob Marshall called, “Chicago.” In the novel, “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald and the film, “Chicago,” directed by Rob Marshall, the role of women for ambition and glory affects the climax of the story. In the novel, “The Great Gatsby,” written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the main characters Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan have a secret love for each…

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