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    always comes back to the millennial version of a hipster. No one really thinks into how this culture started and the background of it all. They first started in the 1940’s when the label was a “beatnik” hipster instead of the known “millennial” hipster. The beatniks were the type of people who say “skiddly-doo-doo-wop” and snap their fingers instead of clap. All starting with Harry Gibson and the jazz era making this trend of culture popular. Privileged white male musicians started slowly…

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    Dippy Hippie I am describing Dippy Hippie from Max the Mighty. Dippy Hippie is an older guy with gray hair with two braided pigtails. He’s chubby with a bright smile. He has a large nose, but not lots of chin. He wears a Hawaiian shirt and glasses with lenses thick and round. I know this, because on page #40, I read “He’s this old dude with silvery white braided hair into pigtails and a huge lumpy nose and not much chin. He’s got a big wide smile and a Santa Claus fat belly, and he’s wearing a…

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    In the years following the dramatic events of the Second World War, America went through several social upheavals. The first change came when GI’s returned from the battlefield, wanting to go back to the normal life they had previously upheld. This need for a return to traditional gender and societal roles led to an appraisal of mass conformism and to make matters worse, a new suburban class was on the rise. Around the same time, literary and cultural activists broke the mold of rampant…

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    The Beat Generation refers to a group of writers who hit their creative peaks in the 1940s-1960s. The group did not share the same writing styles, but they were apart of the same social group, sharing the same interests, aims, and beliefs (Denise Enck). The “beatniks” were not actually apart of the Beat Generation, they sprung from a stereotype, coming from a derogatory image often associated with how the Beat Generation came off as (Denise Enck). Although two very different groups both heavily…

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    primitivism and its concomitant exoticism of the ‘Other.’” (p. 398). While Black-Americans are known to have created the genre of music, whites have been known to copy or even “steal” the works of black artists and musicians and have re-created it into something that The Beat Generation, originating in the 1950s, was centered in San Francisco and housed the bohemian art community. The “Beatniks” were known as a group that expressed their alienation through an identical sense of style,…

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    The Beat Generation was heavily influenced by the events of World War II. Jack Kerouac was the original beatnik, with William S. Burroughs, and Charles Bukowski following him. Although other authors built upon Kerouac's work they highly differ in their styles. Beatnik literature reflects the rebellious inner self from the view of post World War II teenagers. The beats also tend to be very experimental with their lives and writing styles. Many believe that "the master narratives strangely seem…

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    They yearned for a lifestyle that was in tune with nature, spiritual, and would unite individuals. Eventually, followers of the Wandervogel migrated to the U.S, opened up health stores and promoted their ideas of healthy living, yoga, and even organic food. Following the Wandervogel movement, and two consecutive world wars, the beat generation, later to be known as beatniks, emerged. Consisting mainly of post World War II writers who, though not large in numbers, had an immense influence on…

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    The roots of the hippie movement can be traced back to bohemian subcultures of the 1800's, but mostly owe their inspiration to the 1950's Beat Generation, otherwise known as Beatniks or Beats***(maybe cite?). In fact, it was from the Beats that the hippies attained the name "hippie." According to Charles Perry's The Haight-Ashbury: A History, "the Beats derisively called some of them hippies (junior grade hipsters), and by default that group had started using the name itself." Thus, it appears…

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    Often referred to as the beatniks, a parody of the USSR’s “Sputnik” (Enck), the Beat Generation stands in stark contrast to 1950’s American culture. With the rapid emergence of a post-WWII society - suburbs and consumerism, traditional family values and an exclusion of the extreme - entered the authors who rejected it. Their ideology, shocking to those of their time, ultimately led to the creation of a nation-wide literary movement. The roots of this movement took place during 1944 near Columbia…

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    sixties, the pant suit was a new fashion statement (1960s). Also, for girls in 1964, drop-waist style dresses and two piece dresses proved popular fashion pieces. The boys clothing style consisted of formal wear, bold plaids, and slim-fitting trousers. Reds, blues, and natural colors were very popular. At the end of the decade, boys were wearing dark blue tones and shades of green and yellow (1960s). In the 1960s, boys denim jeans and corduroy slacks were popular. Men wore suits, sweaters, and…

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