The Beginning of Modernism in Literature After World War I Analytical Essay by Liz1844

The Beginning of Modernism in Literature After World War I
A sketch of the influences of naturalism and realism which led to modernism.
# 1667 | 710 words | 6 sources | 2001 | US
Published on Feb 17, 2003 in Literature (American)


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This paper is a general sketch about how modernism developed after World War I, with strong influence by 19th Century realism and naturalism. There is a description of firstly, the development of realism, and secondly, the development of naturalism, which leads to the beginnings of modernism and its purpose.

From the Paper:

"After World War I, American people and the authors among them were left disillusioned by the effects that war had on their society. America needed a literature that would explain what had happened previously and what was happening to their society. American writers turned to what is now known as modernism. The influence of 19th Century realism and naturalism and their truthful representation of American life and people was evident in post World War I modernism. "

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