preview

Analysis Of The Article 'Our World Stopped And We Got Off'

Decent Essays
In the James Gray’s article, “Our World Stopped and We Got Off,” is a reflection of his years in the Twenties before his destitute situation in the Great Depression. Before he and his family were dependent on relief help, which he found a humiliating experience of his life, he was living an exhilarating lifestyle. A lifestyle with promotions and pay raises that came rapidly. Losing money on the stock market and gambling on racehorses were not disconcerting when another investment at the time would come through to repay your losses. He was a typical ‘child of the Twenties’; an era where you left school when you had to, but not until the legal age limit which was fourteen. The lack of having a higher education was not a hindrance to finding good
Get Access