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Modernism and Postmodernism

William Butler Yeats from the Library of Congress

Probably the most famous musicians to hail from England, The Beatles captured their times not just for their fellow Britons, but for the world.

Essential Questions

  • How did the World Wars impact literature?
  • How does British English differ from American English?
  • How did the concepts of modernism and postmodernism develop?
  • How did the waning of the British Empire affect literature?

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