American Literature Essay

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back to TBob's Home Page back to 103 readings A Very Brief Overview of Contemporary Literature 1. element of post modernism in Sylvia plath poem dady * Search settings * Languages * Turn on SafeSearch * Advanced search * Web History * Search help Any country * Any country * Country: Pakistan Any time * Any time * Past hour * Past 24 hours * Past week * Past month * Past year * Custom range... Custom date range FromTo ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form Bottom of Form All results * All results * Reading level * Verbatim Islamabad * Islamabad * * Auto-detected * ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form Bottom of Form About 5,370,000 results (0.16 seconds) Search Results 1. An Very Brief Overview of Contemporary Literature‎ * Cached * Similar Contemporary literature is difficult to characterize because it reflects ... All that's left is to imitate, in as fresh a way as possible, what the past has left us. ... In other In the early 20th century, when the idea that God is dead was first introduced into the general culture, it caused infinite anguish and a great sense of loss. Writers and artists, and then people in general began to question the very meaning of life, and finally arrived at the conclusion that, if there is no God, life is inherently meaningless. Objective truth does not exist; all we have to rely on is our own perspective--our own truth--since that is all we can see. Most of the literature written before World War II (most notably T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby) dealt with the issue of how people could

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