The Great Gatsby, The Sound and the Fury, The Sun Also Rises and The Waste Land were seminal books that explored social preconceptions and concerns during the 1920s.
Also intriguing is music. Popular music. In particular, hit songs.
What did they say about the period where they became part of the aural landscape?
All the big songs from the era spoke of “togetherness” or expressed the pain of a lack of it.
One of the marks of a “We” is that although we try to do the right …