Modernism (Gatsby)

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  • Modernism
    • CONTEXT
      • Rejection of European culture for having become too corrupt
      • changing politics and economy
      • Scientific mindset
        • Freud/ Bergson and the unconscious mind
        • rejection of religious and moral principles to achieve social progress
      • Revolution- Russian revolution and marxist ideas
      • sexual revolution
    • THEMES
      • Nihilism
      • No absolute truth
      • Stream of consciousnes
      • Unconscious mind
      • Conciets
    • Gatsby
      • corruption of the American Dream
      • Unreliable narrator and fragmentation
        • alienation, loss of control, social deviation
        • symbolism and realism

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