Writers Richest era of literary history becoming more critical of American lifestyles and morals Many writers chose to live in Europe Writers who were in WWI denounce war
Sinclair Lewis – first American to win Nobel Prize in literature. Characters used to ridicule Americans for conformity and materialism.
F. Scott Fitzgerald – coined the phrase “Jazz Age” Writing revealed negative side of the period’s lavish lifestyles
Edna St. Vincent Millay – wrote poems celebrating youthful freedom from traditional constraints
Ernest Hemingway criticized the glorification of war & introduced a simplified style of writing
Summary: How did public schools change? –Think immigrants, enrollment, courses, and financing What were some of the heroes of the 1920’s? –Writers, Sports, Movies, etc… How was the media or news spread?