The lost generation is a term that has spread out its roots into the ages of history between 1500 and 1950, during and after the World War 1. Following the pressure and the need for state and individual freedom globally, young and energetic men found themselves in the battlefield, armed for war. Consequently, many culprits returned mentally or physically wounded. In more worsening situations, several deaths were witnessed, particularly in Britain. This contrasted the belief of many European soldiers that once they acted virtuously, victory automatically followed.
Their strong faith on this mentality had build a strong hope amongst the citizens of Britain that gradually expired on witnessing such tremendous loss. Signs of the great depression could be read on the remnants' faces as a result of numerous injuries and deaths of war casualties. According to (Thompson, 1994) the country's elite had been robbed off by the disproportionate death of the upper-class casualties. This paper outlines a thorough examination of the causes of the loss of such a promising generation.
[...] For instance, they would offer gifts, products of their industries, to their congregation thus promoting the marketing of their finished goods. They also offered employment opportunities to the literates from schools which they built and managed with the aim of making the existing relationship with their ‘rivals' smooth (Modelski, 1989). Since Europe had advanced in science and technology, their intelligence was incomparable. At their investing bases, they could sense the insecurity that awaited their premises due to the unsatisfactory that could be read from the faces of the indigenous. [...]
[...] In the maturity, they earned to coexist with other members of the society, and perhaps accepted that the society existed the way that it did for a reason. Bibliography Hutton, B. (2013). English teachers notes; theme the lost generation. Teacher's notes all. Hutton, B. (2013). History pupil's notes.Pupil's notes all. Retrieved May from https://www.google.com/search?q=the+lost+generation+after+ww1/pdf&hl=en &noj=1&ei=eBKQUam0MMLa4ATc1YCoCQ&start=10&sa=N&biw=1366&bih=643 Modelski, G. (2000); International Relations: Critical Concepts in Political Science, London: Routledge 214), 1340-60. [...]
[...] Members of the group (the lost generation) often lived in a bohemian lifestyle (Brittain et al., 1999). They disagreed with and sometimes challenged conventional attitudes on the appropriate behavior by members of the society in the day. They also expressed moral disdain, especially on issues of sexuality. They struggled with their sexuality leading to questioning of the society and social values held by the society in their day. Their frustration led to attacks on the artists of the day, who were compliant with all the moral and overall social standards. [...]
[...] It existed, but deviants suffered in isolation and never showed their defiance to the people around them (unknown, 2013). The lost generation was a major turning point to all that. People began being vocal and presented their views and thoughts publicly (Winter, 2000). In the modern day, homosexuality and other forms of sexual deviance are still outlawed in most parts o the world. However, the lost generation pioneered the current state of affairs, where people are tolerant of other people and their beliefs (Nicholson, 2007). [...]
[...] Conclusion The period of the lost generation ended sometime around the 1930's. The artists that inspired the generation were no longer active and their work was not popular enough to sustain them, or to inspire new leaders (Nicholson, 2007). In addition, new problems were airing that were more urgent that generational or social changes. They included growing tension in Europe, leading to the onset of the Second World War, periods of economic problems, such as the great economic depression in America. [...]
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