[SOLUTION] Lost Generation
1. Watch this short (admittedly goofy) video explaining the Lost Generation writers:The Lost Generation Writers Explained2. Read Hemingways 2 short stories (theyre really short !!!)a. Hills Like White Elephants (1927) – text hereb. A Clean, Well-Lighted Place (1933) – text here3. Aer reading the two Hemingway stories, use the information below and the information you learned in the video to respond to theprompt.As you learned in the video, the phrase ?Lost? Generation? refers to a group of writers inthe post-WWI era. Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and F. Scott Fitzgerald are some of the eminent figures in this literary group. The? Lost? Generation? writers? were? skeptical ?about? traditional? forms? of? literature? and ?art,? and? welcomed ?new? forms.? Generally? disillusioned? by ?the ?large? number? of ?lives ?lost? in? the Great ?War, many of this generation were uncertain (or outright pessimistic) about the future, ?and dubious of ?many ?social ?norms ?related ?to? ?appropriate behavior,? morality, ?and? gender ?roles.?For each of Hemingways stories, write one paragraph (thats 2 total) in which you explore how he depicts the post- WWI time period. What lost generation themes are evident in the writing, and how does this relate to what you know about American culture & society in the years following the Great War?A few things you may want to consider for each of the stories:? the topic of the dialogues between characters (hint: especially hidden/double meanings)? setting & atmosphere? the terse style of Hemingways writing? tone, imagery, symbolism present in each storyYour finished response should be two paragraphs total. Each paragraph should make use of some textual evidence from Hemingways stories.
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