The Postmodern Era or Post War Era is said to have begun in 1940 (Wang). Postmodernism is defined by Brian McHale as, “A main international current of literature and at after the waning of modernism, both continuous and dis-continuous with modernism” (McHale). Gabriel Garcia Marquez, without any problems, exemplified the postmodern “Literature of Replenishment” (McHale). The characteristic that mainly defined the era is the lack of a good narrative (McHale). Postmodernists also believed that all religions are valid (McHale). This era was full of politics, as World War II had just concluded. Writers who experienced World War II are said to be the people who shaped this era (McHale).
The president at the beginning of the Post-modem Era was Harry S. Truman. He held...
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