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Quick-write • How did the events of September 11th change how Americans viewed their world? • How has it changed our culture? MODERNISM (1914 (1914–– 1940) 1940) Learning LearningTarget: Target:IIcan cansummarize summarizethe thetenants tenantsof of modernism modernism What What is isModernism? Modernism? • Modernism reflects a loss of faith in traditional values and beliefs, including the American Dream – Artistic/literary movement – Post World-War One – Pessimistic picture of culture in disarray – Modern poets goal = rid poetry of 19th century prettiness & sentimentality – Rejected 19th century optimism The WORLD AS A WASTELAND WORLD AS A WASTELAND Before WWI WORLD AS A WASTELAND After WWI WORLD AS A WASTELAND Before WWI WORLD AS A WASTELAND After WWI Q: Q: What What are are some some factors factors that that led led people people during during this this time time period period to to lose lose faith faith in in the the American American Dream? Dream? A: -World War I & disillusionment, -Increase in industrialization, -Unfair labor practices, -Excessive drinking Characteristics Characteristics of of Modernism Modernism 1 instability instability 2 futility futility What are the seven Characteristics of Modernism? 1 instability instability 2 futility futility 3 pessimism pessimism 4 chaos chaos 5 Loss Lossof of faith faith 6 Collapse Collapseof of “Morality” “Morality” 7 Disillusionment Disillusionment DIRECTIONS: In the box to the right of the picture, write down five details that you notice about the picture below (what does image include in the foreground, background? What colors are used? Is it inviting or uninviting? etc) What aspects of this picture connect to the modernist characteristics? How does this picture reflect the ideals of this era? Scene Capture: PURPOSE: to connect the characteristics of modernism to The Great Gatsby STEP 1: Read the assigned passage aloud to your group Take turns reading aloud to one another STEP 2: Complete job A, B, C, or D (Themes: Hollowness of upper class, wealth as a of power, disillusionment, failure of American Dream) STEP 3: Present to the class your poster STEP 4: While listening, take notes on other groups’ presentations in your packet (there is a box for notes) STEP 5: Fill out the questions in the packet under the heading “Exit Slip” Responding Responding to to Essential Essential Questions Questions Step 1: Write the Essential Question word-for-word in your notes Step 2: Write 2-3 sentences relating to the question **Responses should be an initial reaction, personal experience, or answer to the  Each theme topic relates to an essential question  WRITE THESE DOWN and formulate a response to each  Have essential questions in mind while reading  These are just a few big ideas found in the novel • Not all have same opportunity • Hard work may not be as important as heredity • Do money & possessions equal happiness? • Fitzgerald’s wife, Zelda, would only marry him after he sold his first book, This Side of Paradise Does America have a ruling class? Can just anyone grow up to be president? Is there a dark side to the American Dream? Is it attainable for everyone? What are the dangers of ambitiously following one’s dream? Repeating the Past Essential Question #2: What does it mean to live in the past? Is constantly searching for the happiness of your past healthy? • Post-WWI: chaos & destruction • Excess of violence • Modernism: result of disillusionment w/ the world after WWI and a feeling that traditional customs and beliefs were outdated • Widespread “immorality” – Excess of sex – Excess of drugs/alcohol abuse – Flappers/Parties – Fitzgeralds were the “it” couple of Roaring 20s – Money & Prestige = goal of the individual Given the immorality and decadence of the 1920s and today’s society, is the world spiritually and morally broken? Is money necessary in order to achieve happiness? Can money buy happiness? [...]... beliefs and social structures Introduction: “The Second Coming” BY : William Butler Y eats 1919 • After reading this poem, answer the following questions • Then SOAPSTone the poem: – How is this a good example of modern poetry? – What kind of world did Yeats propose that we were entering when he wrote this poem? – How accurate was his prophecy for the future? – SOAPSTone MODERNISM REVIEW and andconnection... SOAPSTone MODERNISM REVIEW and andconnection connectionto to The The Great Great Gatsby Gatsby Learning Targets: •I can summarize the tenants of modernism •I can explain how an author’s choice contributes to overall meaning What are the seven Characteristics of Modernism? 1 1 instability instability 2 2 futility futility 3 3 pessimism pessimism 4 4 chaos chaos 5 5 Loss Lossof of faith faith 6 6 Collapse... uninviting? etc) What aspects of this picture connect to the modernist characteristics? How does this picture reflect the ideals of this era? Scene Capture: PURPOSE: to connect the characteristics of modernism to The Great Gatsby STEP 1: Read the assigned passage aloud to your group Take turns reading aloud to one another STEP 2: Complete job A, B, C, or D (Themes: Hollowness of upper class, wealth... Repeating the Past Essential Question #2: What does it mean to live in the past? Is constantly searching for the happiness of your past healthy? • Post-WWI: chaos & destruction • Excess of violence • Modernism: result of disillusionment w/ the world after WWI and a feeling that traditional customs and beliefs were outdated • Widespread “immorality” – Excess of sex – Excess of drugs/alcohol abuse –
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