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1 BELLRINGER 3/24/14 1.CURRENT EVENTS 2.Recreate this chart Aftermath of WWIEFFECT Aftermath of WWIEFFECT

2 POSTWAR UNCERTAINITY AKA AGE OF ANXIETY A New Revolution in Science A New Revolution in Science Impact of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Albert Einstein — offered radically new ideas in field of physics Theory of relativity — idea that space and time are not constant New ideas make world seem more uncertain than before

3 Influence of Freudian Psychology Sigmund Freud— Austrian doctor with new ideas about the mind Claims that human behavior is not based on reason

4 LITERATURE IN THE 1920S Impact of the War Suffering caused by World War I leads many to doubt old beliefs Thinkers React to Uncertainties Philosophy of existentialism—no universal meaning to life Friedrich Nietzsche urges return to ancient heroic values Friedrich Nietzsche

5 REVOLUTION IN THE ARTS Artists Rebel Against Tradition Artists want to depict inner world of mind Cubism transforms natural shapes into geometric forms Surrealism—art movement that links dreams with real life Composers Try New Styles Composers move away from traditional styles Jazz—musical style that captures age’s new freedom Jazz

6 Cubism has been considered the most influential art movement of the 20th century.

7 “Three Musicians” Pablo Picasso – Cubism “Guernica”

8 SALVADOR DALI – SURREALISM “The Persistence of Memory” “Geopoliticus Child”

9 NEW ORLEANS JAZZ

10 SOCIETY CHALLENGES CONVENTION Change in Women’s Roles Women worked in men’s jobs and in war effort, and wanted the right to vote; Many countries granted women’s suffrage into law such as the US, Britain, Germany, Sweden, and Austria. Women abandoned restrictive clothing and hairstyles; shorter looser garments and short “bobbed” hair;

11 WOMEN’S ROLES CHANGE Women wore make up, drove cars, drank and smoked in public; Women began to seek careers in medicine, education, journalism, and clerical fields;

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13 TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IMPROVE LIFE The Automobile Alters Society Cars improve after the war Cars become less expensive Increased auto use changes people’s lives Airplanes Transform Travel Charles Lindbergh is first to fly alone across Atlantic Radio and Movies Dominate Popular Entertainment In 1920s, commercial radio stations spread across U.S. Motion pictures become major industry, art form

14 SURREALISM Max Ernst, The Elephant Celebes (1921), Tate, London

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