Essays Tagged: "Tyler"

Fight Club: The repression of masculinity and its effects on society.

y way he can do this is to create an alternate personality. The Narrator's alternate personality is Tyler Durden, the ultimate alpha-male. The Narrator is also interested in Marla Singer, who is going ... ives no definitive response. The Narrator alone is too weak for Marla, he would be walked on by her.Tyler Durden, on the other hand is not weak, he is the ultimate example of masculinity. Thus, Tyler ...

(10 pages) 302 1 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Banking on Diversity

with Acme by stressing reliability and by placing emphasis on quality. Organization Structure John Tyler, President of Acme Electronics, credited his firm's greater effectiveness to his managers' abi ... igh standardization and formulation. Vertical communication is method of information flow from John Tyler to the department heads and then each department's workers. Only departmental managers have co ...

(8 pages) 293 2 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

a piece about a murder, written for my advanced writing class

You could have been an angel, Tyler . . . an angel like the ones in heaven, shimmering and golden and perfect . . . just like you ... ind of crime. . ."I know that already!" he yelled at the nameless, faceless thing that taunted him. Tyler found himself perched half way on the edge of his bed, his hands gripping what was left of his ... him.You need to stay calm . . . they'll found you out sooner or later, but better later . . . right Tyler?"Right." He hugged his knees to his chest, peering over them and into the dark of his room, hi ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

President John Tyler This essay is a brief overview of President John Tylers Life

On April 5th, 1841 Vice President John Tyler sat up in his bed to be awakened by a knocking at the door. It was five in the morning. Tyler ... was. Here were two men standing at the door, they had been traveling for twenty-four hours to bring Tyler a message. The message said that president William Harrison died. He was president for one mon ... ssage said that president William Harrison died. He was president for one month in office, now John Tyler had become the tenth president of the United States.John Tyler was born on March 29th, 1790. H ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Fight Club: The Inner Journey

f society. The main character, Jack, reverses his perspective of life upon encountering a man named Tyler Durden. Tyler's alternate beliefs persuade Jack to change his ideas about himself, people and ... 't just material possessions, it was me!" Jack grossly judged himself on his wealth and possessions.Tyler Durden is the absolute figure against commercialism and materialism. Upon discovering him, Jac ...

(3 pages) 110 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The First Rule About Fight Club is: You Don't Talk About Fight Club"

and the Superego are plainly noted in the actions, thoughts, and words of the two main characters: Tyler Durden, played by Brad Pitt, and "the narrator" ( or Jack) played by Edward Norton. Many examp ... o the point of complete mundane and Jack muses up an alter-ego, an imaginary friend of sorts.But as Tyler says, "the things you own, end up owning you. It's only after you've lost everything that you' ...

(8 pages) 115 0 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Fight Club" - Analysis

ou can't sleep. What happens then is there's a gun in your mouth. And what happens next is you meet Tyler Durden. Let me tell you about Tyler. He had a plan. In Tyler we trusted. Tyler says the things ... lub: You do not talk about Fight Club. Second rule of Fight Club: You do not talk about Fight Club. Tyler says self-improvement is masturbation. Tyler says self-destruction might be the answer."The no ...

(27 pages) 224 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Fight Club's Relationship with Our Fathers and God

the consequences of this. Both of the main characters, or the main character's alter-egos, Jack and Tyler, felt bitterness towards their fathers. "Tyler never knew his father [. . .]. Me, I knew my da ... This isn't so much like a family as it's like he sets up a franchise" (Palahniuk). When Jack asked Tyler what it is he's been fighting, what his issue is, his answer is his father. In the movie, Jack ...

(6 pages) 27 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Fight Club

better than the next person? In the book and film "Fight Club", the character later known as Tyler Durden becomes so enthralled with his life and building it the way perhaps his father and soci ... enthralled with his life and building it the way perhaps his father and society think it should be. Tyler seems, and perhaps is, a lost soul, as so many of us are, and looks to his father for advice. ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fight Club Project

t this was funny and kind of unsettling at the same time. The man that the narrator meets is Tyler Durden, a soap salesman. They become good friends after the narrator "˜s house blows up. ... a soap salesman. They become good friends after the narrator "˜s house blows up. He stays with Tyler and they start Fight Club. They have two people at a time street fight until a winner was dete ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fight Club Summary

The narrator is sitting in a chair on the top floor of a giant downtown office building while Tyler Durden is shoving the barrel of his gun in the mouth of the narrator. Buildings are blowing up ... project mayhem are throwing file cabinets and computers out the windows on the floors below him and Tyler. All that is going through the narrator's mind is "How did I get to this point?" as he p ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fight Club

plays Jack, a middle-aged man, who isn't sure what his purpose for living is anymore and Pitt plays Tyler Durden, a soap salesman, who has come to the same realization about life.It all begins when Ja ... to be able to express their own emotions at the same time.One day while on an airplane, Jack meets Tyler Durden. While talking with Tyler, Jack notices that they have the same exact suitcase along wi ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fightclub

job. L Through his stress and feelings of loneliness he unknowingly makes an imaginary friend named Tyler Darden. Tyler is all in his imagination, but through Tyler he is able to express his suppresse ... is able to express his suppressed feelings and express how he wishes he really were. Not only does Tyler struggle from schizophrenia, he also struggles with being an obsessive-compulsive. The ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Foot

decides if it is too cheap. He travels from city to city hoping that the plane will crash. Jack and Tyler our on an airplane and don?t know each other, not yet at least. Jack soon starts talking to Ty ... rplane, and realizes that they have the same suitcase and have a lot of different things in common. Tyler works as a film projectionist and was a banquet waiter at a downtown hotel. After I had read t ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Film Or Life

e suspense and has the audience entranced the whole movie. The narrator sees this man named Tyler Durden. Tyler is really an imaginary made up man that narrator sees because of his identity cr ... Durden. Tyler is really an imaginary made up man that narrator sees because of his identity crisis. Tyler is actually the narrator himself, but is and acts like the man he wants to be. In the film, ev ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

        The lights go down and all three bands exit the

r encore stomp their way towards the exits. Who says endangered species go extinct? Steven Tyler would be a prime example that they don't. Three decades after Aerosmith's inception, they are ... t of what is essential and timeless in great rock & roll. "The blues are our fuckin' roots," Steven Tyler frankly remarked. "A lot of other bands dress up like I used to dress, but there's no fuckin' ...

(3 pages) 552 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

One Scary Night

ing.Katie walked into her house and was bombarded by a three foot elephant. It was her baby brother Tyler. "When are we going trick-or-treating Kay-Kay?" asked Tyler in an incredibly cut way. "Not unt ... a little hoarse. My mom needs the phone, so I will come by your house around 5:30 and we will take Tyler for a little while," said Thomas. "Okay, great! See you soon. Bye!" said Katie excitedly. She ...

(2 pages) 437 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Fight Club

One might ask themselves, what is the point of all of this? Why is Tyler Durden engaging in all these different criminal activities? Why does he create a club made spe ... Why does he create a project to destruct everything in society? As stupid as all of this may sound, Tyler and his army have a reason for all this. They believe there needs to be an end to all consumer ... terialistic world, in order for everyone to achieve ultimate happiness.After the narrator discovers Tyler, he sets off for an important business trip. When he returns to his ever so precious condomini ...

(5 pages) 917 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Byronic Hero

Our version of the Byronic Hero is found in a man named Tyler Durden from the film Fight Club. He is the epitome of the modern day Byronic hero. He is an ou ... we meet Marla Singer. She shows up at all the self-help meetings, even the one for prostate cancer. Tyler knows she is a fake, and that she is not really sick. She is doing the same thing he is. This ... ss, he is not longer able to cry and therefore he can no longer sleep either. This is when he meets Tyler Durden. Tyler introduces him to a new form of therapy: fighting. Him and Tyler become addicted ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Book Review of Fight Club

that he is a very troubled man. These troubles, which we will discus later, trigger the creation of Tyler Dirton, played by Brad Pitt, Jack?s alter ego. Tyler is introduced slowly in to the story once ... events take place. If you watch closely you will see in four separate scenes a flash or glimpse of Tyler very similar to a ghost encounter for Jack, but he does not acknowledge whether or not he actu ...

(8 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare