Chapter 30 History Section 2

Marie Curie
This female scientist proved that radio-activity, when properly applied, was an effective treatment of some diseases.

Cubism
A style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes

Bauhaus
A German interdisciplinary school of fine and applied arts

T.S. Elliot
American poet in exile in London, wrote “The Waste Land”

Virginia Woolfe
A novelist who used the stream of consciousness to explore hidden thoughts of people.

James Joyce
A influential Irish writer noted for his delving of the stream of consciousness writing

Jazz Age
Name for the 1920s, because of the popularity of jazz-a new type of American music that combined African rhythms, blues, and ragtime

Psychoanalysis
A set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders

Abstract
theoretical, no true subject matter

Surrealism
An artistic movement that displayed vivid dream worlds and the unconscious mind

Stream of Consciousness
a style of writing that portrays the inner workings of a someone’s mind.

Flapper
A 1920s term used to describe a new type of liberated young woman

How did the ideas of Einstein and Freud contribute to a sense of uncertainty?
Because it began a lot of trade, travel, scholars, and artists

How did post war artists challenge older western traditions?
They did everything against them. They acted rebelliously and out of order.

What themes did post war writers stress?
How to live, and trying to get through this.

How did flappers symbolize changes in western society?
They were young, and liberated they rejected the old ways and became enthusiastic over jazz and the new culture.

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