Modernism was born in part out of the need to find fresh ways of expression, to describe a new world that
was unlike anything that had gone before. Margaret Macmillan (Historian and professor at the University
To what extent has your study of Modernism reflect the statement above?
Prepare an engaging 4 minute speech that evaluates the statement above in light of ONE of the
prescribed Modernist texts studied in class and ONE related Modernist text of your own choosing NOT
studied in class. Ensure you demonstrate an understanding of the key ideas of Modernism and explain how
each text has been shaped by its context. One bell will be rung at 3 minutes and 30 seconds to indicate you
have 30 seconds left. At 4 minutes and 10 seconds, your speech will be stopped by the marker.
first book is brave new world, second should be another modernist text