Fight Club ex

Fight Club ex - Sociology 100 11-11:50am MWF Extra Credit...

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Sociology 100 11-11:50am MWF Extra Credit Fight Club In Fight Club , there are a few different sociological issues and concepts that the film portrays. Fight Club involves social control and simulation. The main character wants to become a latte drinking, successful corporate boss who makes a lot of money so that he can afford to buy furniture from the popular magazines. He is a man lost in a world where corporations have taken over his life. He wants things that he thinks will make people like him more. He struggles with his growing discomfort with consumerism and changes in the state of masculinity in American culture. In an attempt to overcome this, he creates an underground boxing club as a radical form of psychotherapy. The things he owns end up owning him. The film broadens my understanding of sociological issues because of the way it presents them. We see our main character, Edward Norton, is emotionally and spiritually empty. He finds happiness when he conforms to society and buys things that he believes
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course SOC 100 taught by Professor Pisa during the Fall '07 term at Rhode Island.

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