“Our children are part of a Lost Generation,” says Belia, who sees how cuts at her own school have affected the students.
But he successfully manages to shake up the predictability of the Lost Generation backdrop.
When he became minister of education in 2009, Coltart said, “We were in danger of seeing a Lost Generation.”
So are millennials truly a Lost Generation that will be relegated to the annals of history as Generation Me?
“Julian goes to Europe, like Strether, but this is not the Paris the 1920s Lost Generation so glamorized,” Ozick says.
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris By David McCullough Not another rehash of the Lost Generation.
One Lost Generation of Old England moves before us in the warmth and hues of life.
young people coming of age during and shortly after World War I, esp. disillusioned by the number of people killed in the war
The young adults of Europe and America during World War I. They were “lost” because after the war many of them were disillusioned with the world in general and unwilling to move into a settled life. Gertrude Stein is usually credited with popularizing the expression.
Note: The characters in the book The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway, are examples of the lost generation.