Modernism TAKE HOME TEST :**Turn in on Monday, 3/9 and attach completed Genre Chart/Modernism Review worksheets. Prompt: The Modernist Writers were part of the post-WWI generation who became disillusioned in the American Dream. Is the “disillusionment” in the American Dream STILL exist in our society? What is the American Dream TODAY in American society? Discuss and analyze today’s societal view of the American Dream. Utilize and include your vast and extensive knowledge of Modernist writing (examples/evidence of writers, texts, contexts, movements within Modernism such as the Harlem Ren, Imagists, and expatriates, etc…) that exemplify the Modernist period and whose work has paved the way for the writing and communication forms that we see in American society today. Your answer should demonstrate: 1) your understanding of the word “disillusionment” in this context 2) your understanding of the important characteristics and “characters” from this period – 1910-1950- 3) your definition of the current “American Dream” and 4) how we still see disillusionment in today’s society. (on the one hand, we still have an American Dream, but do people really still believe in it? Explain and analyze) This prompt and your response should come first and please attach your review/genre chart to the back of your essay. Essays do not need to be typed and they must be turned in as hard copies (meaning if you can’t print it, DON’T type it)!!