'Fight Club' - A Model of a Social Revolution
GRIN Verlag, 2007 - Всего страниц: 52
Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: Sehr gut, University of Augsburg, 12 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: "Fight Club - A model of a social revolution" deals with the conception and the possible impact of the revolutionary overthrow bestowed upon society in Chuck Palahniuk's debut novel. From a top-down perspective it illuminates affected areas, consequences and applicability.
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Стр. 19 - You have a class of young strong men and women, and they want to give their lives to something. Advertising has these people chasing cars and clothes they don't need. Generations have been working in jobs they hate, just so they can buy what they don't really need...
Стр. 29 - If you're male and you're Christian, and living in America, your father is your model for God. And if you never know your father, if your father bails out and dies or is never at home, what do you believe about God?
Стр. 26 - stalking elk past department store windows and stinking racks of beautiful rotting dresses and tuxedos on hangers; you'll wear leather clothes that will last you the rest of your life, and you'll climb the wrist-thick kudzu vines that wrap the Sears Tower. Jack and the beanstalk...
Стр. 13 - HYI loved the support groups so much, if people thought you were dying, they gave you their full attention. If this might be the last time they saw you, they really saw you. Everything else about their checkbook balance and radio songs and messy hair went out the window. You had their full attention. People listened instead of just waiting for their turn to speak. And when they spoke, they weren't telling you a story.
Стр. 8 - And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first night at Fight Club, you have to fight.
Стр. 29 - What you have to consider (...) is the possibility that God doesn't like you. Could be, God hates us . This is not the worst thing that can happen. ' How Tyler saw it was that getting God's attention for being bad was better than getting no attention at all . Maybe because God' s hate is better than His indifference.
Стр. 15 - Rain fell on the burnt pyre year after year, and year after year, people were burned, and the rain seeped through the wood ashes to become a solution of lye, and the lye combined with the melted fat of the sacrifices, and a thick white discharge of soap crept out from the base of the altar and crept downhill toward the river.
Стр. 12 - I love everything about Tyler Durden, his courage and his smarts. His nerve. Tyler is funny and charming and forceful and independent, and men look up to him and expect him to change their world. Tyler is capable and free, and I am not. I'm not Tyler Durden. "But you are, Tyler,
Стр. 26 - ... beautiful rotting dresses and tuxedos on hangers; you'll wear leather clothes that will last you the rest of your life, and you'll climb the wrist-thick kudzu vines that wrap the Sears Tower. Jack and the beanstalk, you'll climb up through the dripping forest canopy and the air will be so clean you'll see tiny figures pounding corn and laying strips of venison to dry in the empty car pool lane of an abandoned superhighway stretching eight-lanes-wide and August-hot for a thousand miles.