Transcript of Fight_Club
Presented By: Daniel Pino Severe Insomnia Attends support groups to be able to sleep. When Marla Singer comes she disrupts his comfort because she is a faker. His house explodes, so he calls Tyler to go live with him. His only condition "Hit me as hard as you can." (46) Fight Club begins On news building explosion in the form of a happy face...Its Project Mayhem, but he doesnt know about it. Tyler leaves and Project Mayhem continues. Narrator goes searching for Tyler, but doesn't find him until he appears. Tyler tells him they are the same person. Shoots himself trying to kill Tyler You Are Here is an essay written by Chuck Palahniuk where he depicts the lives of writers as they are given seven minutes to summarize their plot to producers hoping they are selected to create a film. Writers’ attachment to money has influenced them to live a plot instead of a life. “The story-the product you can sell becomes more important than the actual event.” (You Are Here). Analogies Internal monologue Figurative Language Tone: Rhetorical Questions "Every time you fall asleep," Tyler says, "I run off and do something wild, something crazy, something completely out of my mind." Obsession with the materials in this world deprives individuals of a genuine identity. Fight Club’s narrator has been working on perfecting his condominium by gradually acquiring new furniture and home appliances. The products he purchases are more important than his self understanding. Tyler teaches “Its’s only after you’ve lost everything,” Tyler says, “that you’re free to do anything” (Fight Club 70). Clues are often hinted directly to the narrator, but he fails to grasp them. Chuck Palahniuk was born on February 21, 1962 in Pasco Washington. Palahniuk graduated from the University of Oregon with a journalism degree. Chuck worked as a newspaper journalist, radio intern, and diesel mechanic. First book, Invisible Monsters, was rejected due to its disturbing content. Chuck purposely wrote a more disturbing plot, except this time the publisher enjoyed it, and it was named Fight Club. The book was unsuccessful, until the film was released in 1999. Chuck Palahniuk continues to produce “shock fiction” stunning his audience novel after novel. Fluctuates between confident, aggressive, frustrated, and confused. I am Joe's gallbladder. So caught up by the marketplace that they are living what they would like to write, instead of living and capturing a moment to produce a good story. Writers’ attachment to money has influenced them to live a plot instead of a life. “The story-the product you can sell becomes more important than the actual event.” (You Are Here). •"Biography: Chuck Palahniuk | Illiterarty.com." Illiterarty.com | Book reviews and blogs by Bridget. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June 2010. <http://www.illiterarty.com/biography-chuck-palahniuk>. Full transcript
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Member of Cacophony Society Volunteer at a homeless shelter and hosplice Corporations Fight Club He stimulates your mind, forcing his audience to think twice. Chuck’s work is enticing because the confusion allures the reader to continue until the end. "Shock Fiction"