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the fallen angel with burning feathers

No work of art can be created in a vacuum. The socio-political and economical factors of the time pervades the work. Evidently “The Great Gatsby” is deeply rooted in the 1920s. Fitzgerald chronicles the age deftly in the novel. Fetzgerald dubbed the 1920s as “the jazz age”. The ban of alcohol which gave rise to rich bootleggers, sprawling private parties, the chaos and violence of world war one, the moral emptiness and hypocrisy : all are dextrously portrayed in the novel.


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