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Drugs in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
This essay, entitled "DRUGS AS A THEME IN FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS," is an attempt to read some coherence into the bizarre, and drug filled account by Hunter Thompson of a trip he made at the expense of Sports Illustrated, nominally to cover an ...
# 137983 | 750 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)


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This essay, entitled "DRUGS AS A THEME IN FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS," is an attempt to read some coherence into the bizarre, and drug filled account by Hunter Thompson of a trip he made at the expense of Sports Illustrated, nominally to cover an off-road motorcycle race, and effectively to explore the death of his version of the American Dream. Along the way, Thompson is supposed to have said that Las Vegas was so bizarre that it made drugs unnecessary. For himself, however, he created an exemption.

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DRUGS AS A THEME IN FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAW VEGAS Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson is a book about drugs, and a great deal more. Drugs are something of a theme, and something of a constant in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Little else can be said of a book in which the author very early announces: The trunk of the car looked like a mobile police narcotics lab. We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a salt-shaker half full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multicolored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers, . . . and

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