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  • Problems Of Todays Generation
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    Davis 1 Tommy E.L. Davis Hunter English 102 February 8, 1999 Generation X The generation I am apart of is called Generation X and we are known as a sex crazed and drug-happy one, (that is what the generation ahead of us said.) I believe if that there ever was a generation as such it was the baby boomers; ever hear of Woodstock They want to stereotype us and ignore to what we have to say. For some reason when we do what they did as teenagers we are bad but when they did it, it was experimenting. ...
  • Sun Also Rises And The Great Gatsby
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    THE LOST GENERATION AND THE JAZZ AGE IN THE WORKS OF HEMINGWAY AND FITZGERALD The post-World War I generation in America, where the war experiences left the country altered forever and the people emotionally barren is usually referred to as the Lost Generation. More specifically, the term is used for a group of American writers who came of age during the war and established their literary reputations in the 1920's. The term embraces Ernest Hemingway, Francis Scott Fitzgerald, John Dos Passes, e....
  • Beat Generation In Literature
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    The Beat Generation The Twentieth Century has witnessed several moments which have helped to shape the face of American culture. Each movement has in some way altered the way we, as Americans, think and act. One of the most influential literary movements of this century has been that of the Beat movement. The Beats were initially a small group of individuals situated in New York. The Beat writers were a small group of friends at first, and a movement later. The Beat Generation in literature cons...
  • Young People
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    Media and Cigarettes Cigarette advertisements generally contain hidden messages. The goal is to create a misconception of smoking. These advertisements tend to glamorize smoking. At first when people see the ad, they are not aware of these hidden messages, but they have already been influenced by them unconsciously. The illusions of smoking have been presented to consumers as if they can make peoples' lives easier in every different perspective. Here is a Marlboro cigarette ad, which can be used...
  • Scandalous Image As The Giddy Flapper
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    In the 1920's, a new woman was born. She smoked, drank, danced, and voted. She cut her hair, wore make-up, and went to parties. She was giddy and took risks. She was a flapper. Where before the start of World War I, the Gibson Girl was the rage. Inspired by Charles Dana Gibson's drawings, the Gibson Girl wore her long hair loosely on top of her head and wore a long straight skirt and a shirt with a high collar. She was feminine but also broke through several gender barriers for her attire allowe...
  • Beach Culture As Richard
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    Review from Los Angeles Times Book Review, 02/02/1997:' [A] resting though no masterpiece... Garland's message is complex and acute. The self-indulgence of a generation of young Westerners -- seeking isolated and well-funded paradises and ignoring the miseries and needs around them -- can itself breed monsters. There is more than one kind of Vietnam... The reader's suspense in this intelligently conceived and often effective novel, may consist more in wondering what the author will do than in wh...
  • Important Organizing Tool In McCain's Campaign
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    Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, has had a long and distinguished career in both the military and in politics. A United States Naval Pilot and Captain who received the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, and Purple Heart, McCain then moved onto the House of Representatives and Senate ("Biographical Data for John S. McCain"). In April of 1999, McCain announced his candidacy for President, stating his mission to "restore integrity into the office, reform government, and renew...
  • Hippie Generation
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    Bridging the Generation Gap Between Teens in the 60's and Teens in the 90's Throughout history many generations have been named after something that describes them in every way. The decade from 1960 to 1970 is definitely one of those eras and it became known as the Counter Culture Era (The Hippie Generation). It was known as the Counter Culture Era because the young people involved in it rejected the old-fashioned American values and lifestyles. The youth was no longer satisfied with being repli...

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