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  • Indian Camp And The Great Gatsby Analysis

    generation”. Indian Camp is a short story written by Ernest Hemingway in 1924. The Great Gatsby is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1925. Both stories institute a post-war society’s pain and suffering as they were written a handful of years after the ending of World War 1. The Great Gatsby is a novel portrayed through the eyes of Nick who follows a man known as Jay Gatsby, and his persona as “The Great Gatsby”. Indian Camp is a short story through the eyes of a child witnessing a birth. Both stories set an archetype for Modernist literature. Indian Camp, is a short story of unexpected loss and twisted…

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  • Modernism In Modern English Literature: Modernism And Postmodernism

    This technique is most famously employed in the novel Ulysses, masterpiece of Irish author James Joyce. The modernists believed that modern life lacked certainty; the modernists generally suggested rather than asserted meaning in their works. The theme of a typical Modernist work is implied, not stated, forcing readers to draw their own conclusions. While Intertextuality was the popular technique used by the postmodernism. They believed in the concept of the universe in which individual works…

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  • The Woman Who Walked Into Doors Analysis

    The ways in which her earlier memories are illustrated reveal reasoning behind Sasha’s fears and are key to comprehending her later anxieties. She travels through Paris where the reader can depict her hopelessness through the novels stream of consciousness format. This novels structure links ‘The Woman Who Walked into Doors’ by Roddy Doyle, using the stream of consciousness and first person narrative in a similar format to Rhys. This is exhibited through exhibiting the story of a young girl…

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  • Kafka's Metamorphosis And Modernism

    The literature borders of standard plots, narrative techniques, and the boundary of genres was broken through by modernist writers. Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own” and Franz Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” challenged the view of human reasoning for understanding the world with the use of modernism in literature. The texts by Woolf and Kafka are examples of the information about modernism by Fernald and Bru. Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own” and Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” held the characteristics of…

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  • Essay On Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening By Robert Frost

    Arising out of a rebellious mood, the late 19th and early 20th century was a time where many writers broke away from tradition by using modernism to take a radical approach on the way society viewed modern literature (Modernism/literature.com). Experimentation and individualism became virtues, where before they were looked down upon. Modernism was set in motion after a series of cultural shocks. The first of these great shocks was the Great War, known now as World War One. At the time, this “War…

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  • A Few Dont's By An Imagiste

    Imagism is a literary movement that had its origin in the artistic world and reinvented the traditional conventions in art and poetry. This movement emerged in the early 20th century and its main representatives are Ezra Pound, H.D., William Carlos Williams, and James Joyce among others. The main characteristics of Imagism were written down by Ezra Pound in an article published in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse in 1913 with the title of: ‘A Few Dont’s by an Imagiste’ in which Pound describes the…

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  • T. S. Eliot's Yellow Fog And Indecision

    Fog and Indecision The term “modernism” refers to a movement which started in the late 1800s, following immediately after World War I, and was prominent past World War II into the late 1940s, when postmodernism began to take hold. The modernist movement included poetry, fiction, drama, painting, and music. As with any movement, it’s time table of influence is gradual and hard to pinpoint. In any case, the true birth of modernism in poetry is frequently noted as starting during T.S. Eliot 's…

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  • Gustave Courbet: The Rise Of Modernism

    Simply put modernism in a sense, is the resisting of the norm. Artists of the time who strayed away from the norm and used non-conventional techniques were seen as rebels. The use of avant-garde settings, tools, techniques and models, caused a rift in the emerging society, which essentially was the rise of modernism. Artists like Gustave Courbet and Edouard Manet all help with the formation of the new world with their new techniques and ideas. Gustave Courbet was what some would look at as a…

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  • Modernism: The Barcelona Pavilion

    Modernism and Modernisms - Semester 1 The modernist building that I will be discussing in this essay is the Barcelona Pavilion. The Modern Period began from the late 19th Century all the way to early 20th Century. “Modernism, in the arts, a radical break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression.” This was an era defined by industrialisation and social change after World War 2. Paul Greenhalgh using a postmodern perspective describes modernity as “a set of ideas and…

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  • Hemingway Modernism

    Even though his literary stature is secure, both his novels and short stories have evoked a great amount of critical commentary. Due to his terse, objective prose, along with his narrow range of characters some critics believe his fiction to be shallow and insensitive. By using symbolism in most of his writings, Hemingway allowed the reader to make their own interpretation of what he was writing. Many of his supporters believed that there was a supreme importance to leaving things unsaid for…

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