lost generation presentation

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Chien Chiu Hsiung Professor Megan Murtha English 2 November 2, 2009 The Lost Generation The Lost Generation is a term used by Gertrude Stein and then popularized by Ernest Hemingway to describe a general motif of disillusionment of American literary who lived in Europe particularly in Paris after World War I. Often the term “Lost Generation” is used to refer to the younger literary modernists. In Europe, the term is known as the “Generation of 1914,” in France, the term is called the “Generation of Flames” and in Britain the term is used for the people who died in the war (Room). For the most part, the Lost Generation defines a sense of moral loss or aimlessness because people would say that “if you acted properly, good things would happen,” but the war destroyed that idea. Many young men went to war and died while others who returned with injuries both physically and mentally and lost their faith in the moral guidelines that had given them hope before they went to war (Schoenberg and Trudeau). Many
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