Compare And Contrast The Empire Strikes Back And Fight Club

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Nicholas Day

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Professor Tumminello

The Paper Fights Back

This paper will compare the movies The Empire Strikes back and Fight Club. These films were both huge success when released. Although both these movies are completely different from each other, they do have many similarities as well. Each film has their own ideals with gender socialization, political views, and social structure. In addition to that each film does an amazing job with the special effects, camera angles, and mise en scène. The plot of The Empire Strikes Back is about Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Chewbacca. These characters are attacked by the Imperial forces on the ice planet Hoth. Han and Leia both escape on the Millennium Falcon. 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.

Gender socialization can be seen in both movies. It is defined as the process of learning the social expectations and attitudes associated with one’s sex. In The Empire Strikes Back gender socialization is

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