F. Scott Fitzgerald's Winter Dreams

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Many social and political events during the early 20th century helped play a role in the molding of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Winter Dreams.” The conclusion of World War I, the Roaring Twenties and the emergence of the new woman all were reflected in Fitzgerald’s work. When the US entered WWI, women all over the country had to step up into new leadership roles, ones that had never been filled by women prior to the war. Men of the households were rushed out of the house and on to the battlefields, leaving openings in the workplaces, and the homes. Women began becoming self-sufficient and were forced to rely on themselves and other women. This self-sufficiency is directly reflected in Judy’s character. This new leadership came directly during
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