Argumentative Essay On Fight Club

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Fight Club Argumentative Essay In a decade where emasculation was an issue for many males, Chuck Palahniuk’s novel Fight Club attempted to address the problem. In the novel, a group named Fight Club (which later evolved into Project Mayhem) tried to give men the feeling of power that they were so desperately lacking for many years. Fight Club was a group created by the narrator to help restore the feeling of masculinity and power to men, which prepared them for Project Mayhem by allowing them to feel like they were able to do anything. Project Mayhem had different departments in it that carry out different operations (assault, arson, etc.) and their ultimate goal was to destroy civilization so it could restart. Primarily, Fight Club was started mainly in an effort to give the male society the…show more content…
Fight Club was created to give the members of the club the feeling of winning and power. After restoring their masculinity and confidence, it would empower the members of Project Mayhem to carry out their jobs. The Project Mayhem members had very dangerous jobs to carry out. For example, towards the end of the novel, the organization attempted to destroy a museum, which represents the history of civilization. Without Fight Club, most of the members may have not had the boldness to carry out the bombing. They would have still been under the spell of emasculation that was put on them by their lack of father figures. Fight Club can be viewed as a high school and Project Mayhem as a college. In high school, children are prepared for the challenges that they would face in college. In the same way, Fight Club prepared the members of the organization to carry out the complex and dangerous operations in Project Mayhem. Fight Club would give them all the tools (feeling of power, etc.) needed to carry out whatever was needed in the latter
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