Essays Tagged: "Tyler Durden"

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

Living in a superficial world without materialistic things in the movie "Fight Club".

"It is only after you have lost everything that you're free to do anything," says Tyler Durden. The movie Fight Club, directed by David Fincher illustrates this quote throughout the ... rrator has a nice apartment and fancy furniture. After his apartment is destroyed, he moves in with Tyler and they live in an abandoned house that is practically falling apart, and make soap for their ... soap for their living. After losing all of his personal belongings, the Narrator, with the help of Tyler, creates Fight Club. Through this ultra-private organization, the Narrator becomes an extremel ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Fight Club (includes annotated bibliography) Attempt at analysing the popular film. Rather childish - I was very young then.)

nd more of them, and finds thatthey allow him to sleep.Soon after in the movie we find Jack meeting Tyler Durden on a plane trip, andwhen his apartment later explodes Jack meets Tyler Durden in a bar. ... rtment later explodes Jack meets Tyler Durden in a bar. Having agreed to letJack stay at his house, Tyler asks Jack to punch him. He tells Jack this will make him feelthat his life was indeed exciting ...

(9 pages) 157 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Fight Club

hting organization, called 'Fight Club'. The two main actors in this film are Brad Pitt starring as Tyler Durden and Edward Norton stars as Jack.The movie begins with the character Jack, who is suffer ... ut what he was doing. He was soon back in his old patterns.While travelling for his job, Jack meets Tyler Durden, a soap salesman with strange beliefs. They talk for hours on the plane and Jack become ...

(3 pages) 96 1 2.1 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Place by Sally Morgan in relation to the movie Fight Club by David Fincher, the painting Cathedral by Jackson Pollock and the poem Kith of Infinity by Somtow Sucharitkul

n a journey to recover his sense of masculinity. To do this, he unconsciously creates an alter-ego, Tyler Durden, the ultimate alpha-male.Through out the movie, the main character's name is never ... e narration conveys this a lot, for example, in the hotel room after Jack has discovered he is also Tyler, he faints and in a voice-over says, "this is called a change over... the audience has no idea ...

(16 pages) 73 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"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

Film Analysis of The Movie "Fight Club"

of the modern male and tells a tale of liberation from a corporate controlled society.In the movie Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) comments on the new way of life, "We are products of lifestyle obsession. M ... haracter would remain undefined and anonymous. In the movie, the two main characters, Ed Norton and Tyler Durden, are staring at a Calvin Klein ad and ask each other is this what a man is supposed to ...

(5 pages) 131 0 5.0 Feb/2005

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

Dysfunctional Hollywood

even given a name. It is his normalcy which causes his insomnia, and in the end the man is known as Tyler Durden. Tyler is his split personality, completely free of inhibition, damning anything and ev ... nother. Charlie's doppelganger never goes any further then aggravating the general public, where as Tyler does this, as well as blows up the headquarters of every major credit agency in a tri-state ar ...

(3 pages) 40 3 3.4 Mar/2005

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

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

rton's character, developed a psychological disease, which inadvertently forced out his "bad side," Tyler Durden. Mr. Hyde and Tyler Durden not only have many physical and mental differences, but ther ... e one common goal and that is to satisfy themselves and no one else.Where differences are concerned Tyler Durden is good looking and virile whereas Mr. Hyde is hideous and like Satan. Also, Tyler Durd ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"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

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


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

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) 911 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

An Effective Argumentative Style vs. A Poor Argumentative Style

an essential part of the characters. After more thought and a deeper analysis of this movie though, Tyler Durden shown through as a very persuasive and effective arguer. He uses many different tactics ... ents, even though technically, it’s just Edward Norton arguing with himself.Part of what makes Tyler Durden such a success during arguments is the way he uses his competitor’s knowledge agai ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Fight Club- Rebellion in Society

te their need to rebel against the aspects of society they deem flawed. One of the main characters, Tyler Durden, acts as the protagonist and the antagonist in many different ways. Tyler, along with t ... ould. Fight club lets them realize that it’s ok because life isn’t all that great anyhow. Tyler preaches that they will all die one day so they might as well accept that, because once they c ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tematisk Og Stilistisk Analyse Af Filmen "Fight Club"

ash;r ham i stand til at sove. Denne løsning er dog ikke holdbar, og en dag møder han Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), en muskuløs, rå og kompromisløs fyr. Da Jacks lejlighe ... lash;s fyr. Da Jacks lejlighed ved et uheld (tilsyneladende) springer i luften, flytter han ind hos Tyler, som får ham til at indse det forkerte i hans materielle livsstil, og sammen starter de ...

(16 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies