THE LOST GENERATION<br />Golden Twenties<br />THE JAZZ AGE<br />The Roaring ‘20s<br />By:<br />Matt Knieling<br />Pict...
Roaring Twenties refers to the World War I era of jazz music, materialism, women’s suffrage, and a break from traditions<b...
Gertrude Stein, a writer of the era, is credited for coining the term “The Lost Generation”<br />Additional writers who th...
Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 3, 1874<br />Most notable work: Three Lives (1909), The Making of Americans (...
Gertrude Stein Media<br />Clip of Stein with audio<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8IKfukKpnY<br />Stein recites one ...
Born in St. Paul Minnesota on September 24, 1896.<br />Most successful novel: The Great Gatsby<br />Suffered from alcoholi...
Fitzgerald Media<br />Video clips of Fitzgerald with audio<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk3ta22wVGA<br />Fitzgerald...
Born in St. Louis, Missouri on 1888.<br />Well-known work:  The Waste Land (1922), Ash Wednesday(1930), and Four Quartets ...
Born in Oak Park, Illinois on July 21, 1899<br />Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954<br />Terse and concise writ...
Hemingway Recording<br />A recording of Hemingway discussing the events that shaped his play, The Fifth Column<br />http:/...
Erich Maria Remarque<br />Born June 22, 1898 in Osnabrück, German<br />Drafted into war as German soldier at 18 years old<...
Sherwood Anderson<br />Born in September 13, 1876 in Camden, Ohio<br />Most successful works: Windy McPherson's Son (1916)...
Alan Seeger<br />Born in 1888 in New York City<br />Wrote poetry<br />A student a Harvard University, and editor of the Ha...
Alan Seeger Media<br />Virtual movie of Seeger reciting his poem<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y11RGjmZRDc<br />
“And How!”—I strongly agree!<br />“Applesauce”—nonsense or flattery<br />“Beef”—complaint<br />“Bent”—intoxicated<br />“Be...
THE END<br />Background picture from: http://misunderstoodatheart.buzznet.com/user/pphotos/the-roaring-twenties/?id=269779...
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  1. 1. THE LOST GENERATION<br />Golden Twenties<br />THE JAZZ AGE<br />The Roaring ‘20s<br />By:<br />Matt Knieling<br />Picture from: http://www.fineartsla.com/tag/jazz-age<br />
  2. 2. Roaring Twenties refers to the World War I era of jazz music, materialism, women’s suffrage, and a break from traditions<br />There was a flourishing of music, literature, art and architecture <br />Women became rebellious, and the term “flapper” was coined to name this new way of life for women<br />The disillusionment ended <br />after the Wall Street Stock Market <br />crash in 1929, which led to the Great <br />Depression<br />Brief History<br />Picturefrom:http://chicagotheroarin20s.tripod.com/images/flappers.jpg<br />Information from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roaring_Twenties<br />
  3. 3. Gertrude Stein, a writer of the era, is credited for coining the term “The Lost Generation”<br />Additional writers who thrived in this period are Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, Sherwood Anderson, Alan Seeger, and Erich Maria Remarque <br />The term alludes to the <br />disillusionment and the <br />loss of values and morality that <br />accompanied the post-WWI era<br />Literature<br />“The Lost Generation”<br />Information & picture from: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americannovel/timeline/lostgeneration.html<br />
  4. 4. Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 3, 1874<br />Most notable work: Three Lives (1909), The Making of Americans (1925), and Stanzas in Meditation and Other Poems (1929 – 1933; published in 1956)<br />Stein died in July 27th, 1946 from <br />cancer<br />Gertrude Stein<br />Information & picture from: http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/315<br />
  5. 5. Gertrude Stein Media<br />Clip of Stein with audio<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8IKfukKpnY<br />Stein recites one of her poems<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJEIAGULmPQ&feature=related<br />
  6. 6. Born in St. Paul Minnesota on September 24, 1896.<br />Most successful novel: The Great Gatsby<br />Suffered from alcoholism<br />His wife, Zelda, had many mental breakdowns<br />Fitzgerald died of a heart attack in 1940.<br />F. Scott Fitzgerald<br />Picture: http://www.sc.edu/library/spcoll/amlit/trimalchio/gg1a.jpg<br />Picture from:<br />http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs.html<br />Information from: http://www.pbs.org/kteh/amstorytellers/bios.html<br />
  7. 7. Fitzgerald Media<br />Video clips of Fitzgerald with audio<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk3ta22wVGA<br />Fitzgerald recites a John Keat’s poem<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szsXitGbcqc&feature=related<br />
  8. 8. Born in St. Louis, Missouri on 1888.<br />Well-known work:  The Waste Land (1922), Ash Wednesday(1930), and Four Quartets (1943)<br />Some work labeled Christian writings<br />Educated at Harvard University<br />Died in 1965<br />T.S. ELIOT<br />Information & picture from: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1948/eliot-bio.html<br />
  9. 9. Born in Oak Park, Illinois on July 21, 1899<br />Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954<br />Terse and concise writing style<br />Love for nature<br />Famous works: The Sun Also Rises (1927), A Farewell to Arms (1929), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), The Old Man and the Sea (1951)<br />Died in July 2, 1961—thought to have committed suicide<br />Ernest Hemingway<br />Information & picture from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Hemingway<br />
  10. 10. Hemingway Recording<br />A recording of Hemingway discussing the events that shaped his play, The Fifth Column<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO_qovNelA0&feature=related<br />Video clips of Hemingway<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zzns--cGLEY&feature=related<br />
  11. 11. Erich Maria Remarque<br />Born June 22, 1898 in Osnabrück, German<br />Drafted into war as German soldier at 18 years old<br />Most successful work: All Quiet on the Western Front<br />Nazis banned his work in 1933<br />Became an American citizen in 1947<br />Died in September 25, 1970<br />Information & picture from: http://remarque.org/about_remarque.html<br />
  12. 12. Sherwood Anderson<br />Born in September 13, 1876 in Camden, Ohio<br />Most successful works: Windy McPherson's Son (1916), Winesburg, Ohio (1919)<br />Died in  March 8, 1941 on a cruise—choked on toothpick.<br />Information and picture from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherwood_Anderson<br />
  13. 13. Alan Seeger<br />Born in 1888 in New York City<br />Wrote poetry<br />A student a Harvard University, and editor of the Harvard Monthly<br />Most famous poem: “I Have a Rendezvous with Death”<br />Died on July 4th, 1969<br />Information & picture from: http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/poets/seeger.php<br />
  14. 14. Alan Seeger Media<br />Virtual movie of Seeger reciting his poem<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y11RGjmZRDc<br />
  15. 15. “And How!”—I strongly agree!<br />“Applesauce”—nonsense or flattery<br />“Beef”—complaint<br />“Bent”—intoxicated<br />“Bee’s Knees”—fantastic, terrific<br />“Ciggy”—cigarette <br />“Dough”—money<br />“Jane”—any female<br />“Pos-i-lute-ly”—affirmative<br />“Sap”—a fool<br />1920’s Slang Terms<br />Information from: http://home.earthlink.net/~dlarkins/slang-pg.htm<br />
  16. 16. THE END<br />Background picture from: http://misunderstoodatheart.buzznet.com/user/pphotos/the-roaring-twenties/?id=269779<br />

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