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Lacey Oden power point

  1. 1. Fight Club Created by Lacey Oden
  2. 2. Who is Chuck Palahniuk? i. Born Feb. 21, 1962 ii. Born in Pasco, Washington. iii. An American Transgressional Fiction novelist. iv. Member of the rebellious Cacophony society. v. Is a freelance journalist. vi. Graduated from the University of Oregon in 1986. vii. Best known for the book “Fight Club.” viii. Known as a cult figure.
  3. 3. Accomplished Books i. Survivor ii. Choke iii. Fight Club iv. Lullaby v. Diary vi. Haunted vii. Stranger Than Fiction: True Stories viii. Insomnia: If You Lived Here, You’d be Home Already
  4. 4. What is Fight Club About?  An estranged young man seeks relief from the emptiness in his life in the alter echo Tyler Dirden. Showing his total disregard for the consumer society, Tyler devises a series of boxing matches. Fight club is developed in order for its members to overcome stresses of their professional and personal lives. In Tyler’s world there are no laws and no rules, anything goes! (Palahniuk, Chuck “Fight Club”)
  5. 5. Key concepts about Chuck’s writing! i. Self destruction leads to self improvement. ii. Censorship isn’t allowed. iii. Everyone has self purpose. iv. Vanity can be your friend or your enemy! v. Don’t be follower, be a leader! vi. Materialism and social status isn’t important. vii. We are a consumer society. viii. Always go against the social norms of society!
  6. 6. What message is being said in Chuck’s writings?  People care more about external beauty, than internal beauty.  What you buy or wear doesn’t make you a good person.  We live in a consumer society. We are given the freedom of speech, but we are criticized when we speak our minds.
  7. 7. Keep in mind…  Materialism is for pre-Madonna's!  Money can’t buy happiness.  Always Express yourself.  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  Realization is the key to success.  Be kind and rewind!
  8. 8. What is more important? Looks vs. Personality Looks Personality Both
  9. 9. THE END

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