The economic depression of the 1930s forced many writers to re-examine the style and purpose of their work. Among threats of economic devastation, totalitarianism, and war, literature became increasingly politicized. Authors were largely interested in the depiction of injustice and cruelty and felt obliged to point the way to a better society. ----
A) In his great poem The Waste Land the AngloAmerican poet T.S. Eliot presented a philosophy that was close to despair.
B) In his novel The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway gave the public a powerful description of the socalled lost generation.
C) Moreover, they no longer directed their work to fellow intellectuals alone, but to ordinary men and women as well.
D) Furthermore, Virginia Woolfs essays and novels offered an eloquent and severe critique of Britains institutions and universities.
E) As for Bertolt Brecht, he rebelled against high culture and bourgeois values, but he also protested against the pretentious elitism of his contemporaries.