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Why was the period following World War I called "the age of anxiety"?

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The period after WWI was a rather anxious time in political and cultural history. WWI demonstrated that mankind could still be quite barbaric despite being quite advanced in science and technology. The weapons of WWI could be used on both civilian and military targets, thus making an entire country a battlefield. The Austro-Hungarian, Russian, German, and Ottoman Empires fell, thus leaving weaker states in their place. The Bolsheviks were promising to take their revolution all over the world and overthrow governments who oppressed the proletariat.

Socially, people were strongly affected by the war. Many questioned the existence of God and wondered if science would provide the answers they sought. People complained about the loose morals of the 1920s as people sought their own versions of...

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Free verse is the most used mode of modern poetry , employment of the common speach language , rejection of the past values and assumption ,irony satire and juxtaposition od ideas are common elements in poetry , use all of allusion and multipal associationof words , unconventional use of metaphor