Film Analysis 1: Fight Club (2001) Plot Summary- Fight Club is about man whose name is unknown that works at a car insurance company. The narrator leads a consumerist lifestyle; decorating his bachelor pad with unnecessary furniture and having a fridge full of condiments but no real food within. He suffers from chronic insomnia, and expresses very low enthusiasm in his job due to his lack of sleep condition. It all began when he went to a prostate cancer patients support group where he met cancer survivors who would let him lose himself emotionally during the talk. Then afterwards, he began visiting various cancer support groups, cry his heart out without saying a word and he would be able to sleep like a baby.
We know people like him and that is what makes hims such an interesting person that can be related to. The character is also consistent throughout the film, and we can watch his change, and understand that it makes sense, and is believable with what we know of his values and tendencies. His actions are not predictable, but we can definitely understand where he is coming from and comprehend the decisions he makes after the makes them; nothing shocks us and takes us out of the narrative. The story itself also follows Aristotle’s understanding of the most effective plot, one where a basically good man suffers bad fortune through his own weakness or ignorance; along the same note, is the fact that the drama also reaches its ultimate goal according to Aristotle, bring
Rashid thanks, Walter and explains that it was a mistake and he wasn 't trying to commit suicide. Rashid feels bad about what happen and talks to Walter explains that he was trying to kill himself but he regrets trying because of his wife and son. In the story "Good Times" Rashid and Walter friendship is strained but remains intact because Walter saved Rashid live, listens to Rashid problems, and worries for Rashid safety. The first way Rashid and Walter friendship is strained but remains intact is because Walter saved Rashid life. In the story "Good Times" Walter kept asking himself why would someone ever try to hang there self-off a balcony.
Through its contrasting scenes in the absence or presence Jim, Isherwood’s “A Single Man” suggests that George has a critical view of the people around him as he sees himself as a minority which affects his thinking process. “Reaction formation secures the ego against the return of repressed impulses from within…”. From the novel, George hints traces of conscious and unconscious reaction formation due to his dissatisfaction in life. Consciously, George portrays this defense mechanism towards Doris, a fling of Jim’s past, when he visits her on her deathbed in a hospital. George recalls the embarrassing memory of planting a kiss on her cheek right after he had found out that she had slept with Jim.
He then meets Tyler Durden, a mysterious man, who will change the narrator life drastically. He was an ordinary man, who hated his job, and ultimately his life, and his impulse to buy unnecessary things. Now, he forgets all about this, moves in with Tyler, starts a fight club with him, which draws more and more members, men that resemble with their personality. They established a set of rules, from which the first two are widely known: “The first rule about fight club is you don 't talk about fight club. […] The second rule about fight club is you don 't talk about fight club.” In time, the fight club gains popularity nationwide, and Tyler uses it to make his ideas about consumerism and modern civilization popular.
When quit their jobs, George planned out a dreamland of how they will live when they get enough money to move to their own house. Lennie is huge, sweet, caring, unsmart guy in the book. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie sympathetic because he cares about everything and will always be there for George but other characters keep sizing up to him and he doesn’t know how to fight. Lennie is clueless, kind, but forgets things easily. Others say that Lennie is useless at his job and should stay with George at all times.
This leaves Luke alone seeking for Yoda, A Jedi master, with Yoda’s help Luke can survive the dark side of the force. This dark side beckons Luke to the ultimate duel with Darth Vader. The plot of Fight Club is how a depressed man who is suffering from insomnia, meets a soap salesman, Tyler, that is not ordinary. The two bored men form an underground club with strict rules and fight other men who are fed up with their mundane lives. Their partnership frays when a support group crasher, attracts Tyler 's attention.
As their short outbursts behind a bar once or twice a week are not enough for them anymore, and as these over some time attract more and more interested visitors and viewers and also participants they decide to found the fight club. For Jack, since he could not go to most of the support groups anymore because of Marla disturbing his tranquility there, this is the perfect replacement. In these with increasing frequency happening fights, Jack finds more redemption than he could every find in the therapy meetings. It enables Jack to channel his anger, which consequently also makes him start building up a personality which he never had before; it finally makes him someone:
The resulting novel uses the fog, the machine, the Combine, and religious imagery as a culminating analysis of societal problems and the people who cause them. Kesey chooses Bromden, a dynamic character of questionable reliability, as the narrator to relay the experience and mindset of a patient to the reader. Bromden commonly visualizes the ward as being screened by a fog, an important factor when considering McMurphy’s effect on the ward. Before McMurphy was committed into the ward, there was an air of paranoia due to the patient 's’ belief that they were powerless to stop the cruelty of the black boys. However, he brings with him a change in atmosphere, making “everybody over there feel uneasy, with all his kidding and joking and with the brassy way he hollers at that black boy who’s still after him… and especially with that big wide-open laugh of his” (18-19).
Clair clearly cared for Pip and never gave up on him throughout the entire book. She knew deep down that Pip was still there and he wasn't that far gone. I thought Mikey was an important character because when he got hurt and his and Pip’s relationship changed for the worst Pip tried everything to get his brother back to his old self because he was too young to be so upset and not care about school or anything around him. Lastly his dad, I thought Pip’s dad was important because of his impact on Pip’s life. He cause Pip to rely on drugs and alcohol to get away from his home.