The Great Gatsby And Their Eyes Were Watching God

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The Roaring Twenties, a time of economic prosperity and modernity swept many Americans into an affluent but unfamiliar “consumer society.” But with every high, comes a low and at the turn of the decade came the stock market crash ending the luxurious era as we know it. Thus, began the completely contrasted age known as the Dirty Thirties. These twenty years brought forward new inventions such as radars, jazz music, movies with sound all while the Modernism movement continued to transpire and thrive. Great works such as The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, were famous modernist novels written thirteen years apart which showed the dreams and aspirations of different individuals in the
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