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Check out this Infographic to learn more about Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club. Study visually with character maps, plot summaries, helpful context, and more.

fight-club-chuck-palahniukMain CharactersThe Narrator Insomniac loner; changes his life after meeting TylerTylerCharismatic but bloody-minded rebel; a natural leaderFRIENDS/RIVALSLOVERSLOVERSMarlaAttracts Tyler and the narrator; scornful and prickly, but capable of loveFight Clubby the NumbersYear the film adaptation of Fight Club was released1999Novels Palahniuk published before Fight Club0Characters based on Palahniuks real-life friends, including Tyler and Marla6Amount paid to Palahniuk as an advance for Fight Club$6,000The Narrator, Chapter 8nly after disaster can we be resurrected.Sources: Afterword to Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, Biography.com, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, IMDbCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.After the success of the Fight Club film adaptation, Palahniuks minimalist and satirical writing gained a large cult following. Palahniuk continues to writenovels and works of nonfiction, most of which explore themes of alienation, tragedy, and rebirth through his darkly comic lens.AuthorCHUCK PALAHNIUKBORN 1962SymbolsSpace MonkeysRepresent blind obedience to dogmaScarsStand for Tylers belief in enlightenment through painSoapSymbolizes purification through mess and disorderPaternal AbandonmentAbandoned by their fathers, men turn to fight club and Tyler in search of acceptance.DegradationCharacters rebel against society by degrading themselves physically and morally in fight club.Violent MasculinityMen prove themselves in tests of will and strength.A 30-year-old man toils in a bureaucratic job in a 20th-century American city. His life suddenly changes when he meets charismatic, anarchicTyler. They form a group of brawlers and pranksters, but Tyler wants to take it further and destroy civilization. Now the narrator faces Tyler in a fight for his life.The Enemy InsideTHEMESEnglishOriginal Language1996Year PublishedChuck PalahniukAuthorFight ClubFictionNovel

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