Essays Tagged: "American Psycho"

Grunge Literature, What quality in a novel is it which prompts it to be labelled as 'grunge literature'? And why do so many authors of books which fall into this genre object so strenuously to the la

llow in the footsteps of the US grunge writers, inspired first by Bret Easton Ellis Less Than Zero, American Psycho.The River Ophelia was Ettler's first published novel but was written after Marilyn's ... deas of culture and image. It is reflected in Ettler's passive portrayal of Marilyn's alliance with Americanism. Everything in the book is posited by adjectives in breathless motion, imitations of US ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"American Psycho" : Satirists make the best Moralists

AMERICAN PSYCHO"In such a world, art becomes the remaining link to the unknown."In his satirical nov ... e - of popular culture and people's blind acceptance of it." This is exactly what Ellis explores in American Psycho, though not at a level that is comfortable for the reader. The role of the satirist ... satirical piece was not coincidental - it came as a direct result of the context and time in which American Psycho was written. Norman Mailer explains that 'the 80's were spiritually disgusting and t ...

(11 pages) 103 2 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Psycho - by Alfred Hitchcock 1960 as compared to the 1998 version by Gus Van Sant.

ce.Since psycho was released in 1960, thrillers similar to it, such as 'Silence of The Lambs', and 'American Psycho' have advanced dramatically in technology, however, they have still followed the tre ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

American Psycho - Summary Book Report/Review

A careful, controlled, and shocking novel, American Psycho by Brenton Easton Ellis remains one of the most controversial and important pieces o ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Old Horror Vs. New Horror

background information. Two excellent examples of this are the old Halloween movies and the recent American Psycho. There has been a major change in the role of the victim in horror movies. If ... pth in their stories. Where as new horror movies are scary but in the end they are shocking, as in "American Psycho" when you find out that Patrick Batman just wants everything to happen and non ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2001

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

American Pyscho

American Psycho American Psycho released by Lions Gate Film directed by Mary Harron and star ... lm directed by Mary Harron and starring Christian Bale, Jared Leto, William Dafoe and Chole Segvay. American Pyscho is film about greed, power, vanity and how a psycho killer views the life. Christian ... f everything to his fiancee, Bateman says in his careful pronunciation, "Because I want to fit in." American Psycho deeply involves the viewer with the perversion of a human mind and existence by the ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"American Psycho" by Bret Ellis - Misogyny: The Voice of a Generation

ce against women." (Hamilton 1) Misogyny is also portrayed in several forms of literature including American Psycho written by Bret Ellis. Rape can be round anywhere today in our generation because of ... cause of egotistical individuals who find it to be acceptable. Patrick Bateman the protagonist from American Psycho enjoys raping females because he believes that women's role in society is to pleasur ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.7 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American