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"Fight Club"
This paper reviews and analyzes the underlying themes of violence in David Fincher's film "Fight Club."
# 67922 | 1,856 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Jul 24, 2006 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)

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The writer of this paper contends and explains why David Fincher's film "Fight Club" is a sincere narration about the lost generation of 1990s. This paper analyzes Fincher's film, as well as the main character of Chuck Palahniuk. The writer describes Palahniuk as a victim of civilization and of his own prejudices and alienation, who is unable to find satisfaction in his own life. This paper details the plot of this dark and violent film as well as the characteristics of Palahniuk who begins to lose himself upon his realization that he's unable to enjoy his life. This paper also discusses the importance of Tyler Durden in Palahniuk's life. Durden is a free person, whose inner freedom, natural charisma and self-dependent eventually take over and conquer Palahniuk's self esteem. The writer of this paper explains why the dark atmosphere and violent fight themes in the film are similar to the conditions that existed in fascist Germany in 1930s.

From the Paper:

"The victim of civilization and more over of his own prejudices and alienation is the narrator of the story Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk. He doesn't get any satisfaction from life, as it's usual and routine: he is an average manager in the car company, no one pays any attention to his existence, he is not respected either by his boss or by his co-workers. His personal life is not successful too. The narrator tries to spend all his money on luxury attempting to create an illusion of a happy and wealthy young man but he fails, as he can not achieve self-realization and happiness. Moreover he starts to suffer insomnia and finds out that he there is no medical support to overcome this disorder."

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