Characteristics:

  • Disillusionment characterized by lost faith, lost values, lost belief in the idea of human progress, and a mood of futility and despair leading to hedonism.

  • Self-exile, indulgence (care-free living); spiritual alienation.

























WRITERS:


Sherwood Anderson


T. S. Eliot


F. Scott Fitzgerald


Ernest Hemingway


Eugene O'Neill


John Dos Passos


Gertrude Stein









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