THE MODERN AGE (1900-1950), - Coggle Diagram
THE MODERN AGE (1900-1950)
After this age (the aftermath)
Economic dependence of Europe on America.
The Cold War: Tension between the western block and the communist block.
Fondation of United Nation Organization.
In Britain there were 5 main problems
In 1947 India gained its independence along with other British colonies
LITERARY FORMS AND LANGUAGED
Charatterized by many experimental trends like: Imaginism,Vorticism, Modernism.
Expressed the anguish of contemporary society and the lack of illusions.
The focus shifted from the traditional representation of society to the analysis of man and the himself.
WW1 and WW2
1920-1940 Rise of totalitarism in Europe
The Irish question (The island was divided in two different states)
1920-1929 The roaring twentys characterized by an economic boom
In 1929 we have the Wall Street crush and and the 1930s were characterized by a strong economic depression.
1931= Statue of Westmister;the foundation of the British Commonwealth of Nations.
Indian leader who estabished his country's freedom through a non-violence revolution.
A politician twice prime minister and the greatest british political leader of 20th century.
A philosopher/psychoanalyst who investigated the human mind through dream symbolism.
A physicist that changed the traditional ideas of time and space with his Theory of Relativity.
They were alienated from the world around them and they undergo crisis and expresse their anxiety and the lack of order through Avant-Garde experimental form.
The Empire: a shrinking world
Mass media and entertaiment innovations
The city and metropolies (sense of fragmentation, isolation and alienation)
Mass technological innovations
Reaction against Romantic and Victorian values.
Desire to give order to the chaos of the world.
Use of myth to unify human experiences.
Awarness of existential fragility.
Search for a new language.
Alienation effect; time and duration of life (not scientific) affected culture and arts.
Artistic movements rejected conventions in favour of distortion of reality, inrationality and incoherence.
Fragmentary insight into the nature of things through short flashes and moments of being.