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Essay | The Lost Dream of the "Lost Generation"

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The Lost Dream of the "Lost Generation"

Summary: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald & The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock by T.S. Eliot.
The Roaring Twenties bring to mind a generation of endless partying, which reflected very little of the morals of the generations preceding it. The world, for that generation, was fast-paced and thoroughly material, crowded with bizarre and colorful characters like David Belasco and Arnold Rothstein. Inspired by this era's "spiritually exhausted people" (Brians), F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and T. S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock address many of the same themes in attempting to restore the "lost generation." In developing these themes, both authors utilize weather, the concept of illusion versus reality and the direction of time as a mode of conveying the promise of their dream to the citizens of the Jazz Age.

In both The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and The Great Gatsby, weather and time of day play an important part...

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