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    Modernism And Modernism

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    Modernism can be defined as the post-industrial revolutionary era, where which the western world began to see a change in all spheres of living. The effects of the industrial revolution became prevalent towards the end of the nineteenth century and the modernist movement drew inspiration from this widespread change. Artists, writers, architects, designers and musicians, all began to embrace the changing world and denounce their pre-taught doctrines and previous ways of producing work. Society felt

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    more realistic tone, but the beginning of the 20th century marked a drastic departure in the tone and structure of literature and art as a whole. The advent of Modernism brought about an intellectual rebellion against societal norms and traditional thought. While pessimism, suspicion, and despair have existed for as long as time itself, Modernism forcefully reintroduced these concepts to literature. Man’s failings and follies were brought to the forefront to be discussed, and the conclusions were rarely

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    Modernism

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    Modernism Modernism is defined in Merriam-Webster's Dictionary as "a self-conscious break with the past and a search for new forms of expression." While this explanation does relate what modernism means, the intricacies of the term go much deeper. Modernism began around 1890 and waned around 1922. Virginia Wolf once wrote, "In or about December, 1910, human character changed." (Hurt and Wilkie 1443). D.H. Lawrence wrote a similar statement about 1915: "It was 1915 the old world ended." (Hurt

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    Modernism

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    consciousness, alienation, and inner conflict within the mind, and asked important questions of the reader while testing the boundaries of the soul. Susan Gorsky, perfectly defines literary modernism, in her book Virginia Woo... ... middle of paper ... ...o inspire, and create, to make new. The world of modernism is still an exciting world to visit, even today. Though some of the ideas no longer seem new to us, one must imagine what it must have been like to live in a world of so much change and

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    INTRODUCTION The era of modernism began in 1980 with the precedent era being.The two eras have some things in common.They both believed in parodies including playfulness. Modernism and post modernism are considered to be contrasting periods. Modernism concentrated on the functionality and simpleness of the design.Modernism was against post modernism principles Post modernism was a decorative period. Postmodernism was a movement in architecture that rejected the modernist, passion for the new. In

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    Individualism in Modernism

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    American Modernism was a period of time between 1900 and 1960 when new ideas in art, music, and literature emerged as America transitioned into a booming urban nation. These ideas shifted the way people thought and acted, and sparked new ways of writing. A concept very important to Literary Modernism is individualism. Individualism regards the beliefs, needs, well being, and accomplishments of a single person over those of other individuals and of society. This ties into the Modernist theme of valorization

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    Post-Modernism

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    thinks. America seems to be trying to learn more about the ingredients of her melting pot. These efforts can be best understood by examining post-modernism. Post-modernism is especially important to breaking down stereotypes such as those that exist surrounding the black family. To understand post-modernism we must first understand modernism. Modernism is the philosophy that began with the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment was an era when science and art flourished. European society used the Enlightenment

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    exclusion of many regions of the world, as well as its dependence on periodization. Adding to the problematic nature of this approach to the history of visual works, this linear framework of the evolution of art has hit a snag at the end of post-modernism, resulting in the scholarly debate over what comes next. In our globalized society, it has become increasingly difficult to make a distinction between art movements even in terms of location. This has resulted in an essential, yet deceptively complicated

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    The Modernism Movement

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    Modernism started as a movement around late 19th and 20th centuries. It rejected the conventional forms of art, architecture, literature, religious faith, social organisation and everyday life as they felt it was incompatible with the new economical, social and political conditions that was emerging at that period of time. Many distinctive styles can be defined as modernist, but majority of them had very similar values and theories on different aspects of society. It gave birth to a whole array of

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    War and Modernism

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    about it; others, like Wilfred Owen, were part of the dreadful war and were urged by their memories to start writing (Academy of American Poets). Both were part of the modernist movement, of which Yeats is often regarded as one of the founders. Modernism was a movement that outstretched literature and poetry, yet provided a new amount of freedom for war poets, as it allowed them to express themselves in the modernist fashion of free forms and room for criticism on the modern world (Matterson). William

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