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Youth culture behind wine

Author YangHuan
Tutor YuDongYun
School Shandong Normal University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords The Sun Also Rises Wine Consumerism Youth Culture
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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From its inception in 1926, Ernest Hemingway's novel \From a historical and cultural perspective with literary works has been the main direction of literary analysis, this paper will \In the novel \This phenomenon is mainly affected by the social environment and the impact of the First World War. United States in World War profitable rapid economic development, became second only to the UK's second economic power. With economic development, consumer society gradually formed in the United States, followed by the rapid growth of leisure consumption. And drinking is a favorite of young people's leisure spending much one way. On the other hand, World War I broke the traditional values ??of young people, they are caught in the moral confusion and inner confusion, and alcohol became a way to escape. Especially in the Prohibition also implementing social context, young people drink more traditional values ??embodied rebellion. Thus, we can see that drinking this phenomenon reflects the 1920s American youth culture is important. Twenties included young people from youth culture on the one hand to get the joy of leisure consumption, on the other hand also includes young people's confusion and moral value of their own thinking. This paper tries to analyze the characters in the novel's daily drinking phenomenon, 1920s American youth culture for resolution. Introduction describes the novel \The first chapter is an introduction to the novel context. Because historical background and personal background on analytic writers fiction is important. These include: a post-war America's rapid economic development and the growth of consumerism, drinking become a favorite leisure activity; youth returning from a war change in values, which saw youth culture content; Hemingway's personal experiences on Novels. The second chapter discusses drinking youth culture phenomenon reflected. This chapter analyzes the main characters of the novel phenomenon of everyday drinking, and then analyzes their different ethics and values, showing a 1920s American youth culture main content. Jack Barnes is a typical representative of postwar youth. His body and mind are being devastated in the war, but the traditional values ??did not completely disappear. Robert Cohen and Jack totally different young people, he did not participate in the war, the defenders of traditional morality. Bright is the new women's representatives. Three main characters represent three different types of young people, we can learn about youth culture content. The third chapter is drinking meaningful analysis. After the war living in the social transition for young people to seek refuge from drinking and happy. Drinking in a special historical period has been given multiple meanings. Characters in the novel drinking behavior is essential to understand youth culture. Drinking reflects the post-war youth mainstream culture and values. \This is the conclusion.

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