Essay about Analysis of "Tuesday" (Fight Club)

809 Words Apr 18th, 2016 4 Pages
In chapter 6, the narrator, whom we don’t know the name of, shows up to a meeting with a swollen face and a black eye. Because of his appearance it’s his boss who’ll do the presentation. While he does that, the narrator tells us about fight club and its eight rules. The first and second rule is that you don’t talk about fight club. The following rules are that when someone says stop, or goes limp, the fight is over, two men per fight, one fight at a time and no shoes or shirts are allowed during fights. The fights go on as long as they have to, and if it’s your first night at fight club, you have to fight. Fight club used to be just Tyler and himself, pounding each other, but it grows and is now held every Saturday. The story takes …show more content…
In fact, fight club has become the most important thing in his life and it’s where he feels alive. By turning up at work, beaten up, he shows no interest in the presentation or his job. His appearance at work is inappropriate, but he doesn’t care anymore. Tyler Durden is a friend of the narrator. At fight club, Tyler act as the leader, who gives the rules that he and the narrator decided. He believes that the men in fight club is afraid of something in their lives, that they want to fight, and that fight club helps them to lose that fear. Like the narrator, Tyler’s father left and abandoned him. Also, he openly states that it’s his father that he’s really fighting. The narrator describes Walter from Microsoft as “a young guy with perfect teeth and clear skin and the kind of job you bother to write the alumni magazine about getting.” With his complete life, Walter reminds the narrator of the life, he wanted, before fight club. It's written in first person narrator, because the story is a personal experience of the main character. The first person narrator is subjective and is an unreliable narrator. The reader can never expect to see characters and events as they actually are, but only as they appear to the narrator. The text is full of figurative language, like “Picture snarled fishing line on the beach” , which is a metaphor for how the stitches, inside the narrator’s cheek, look like. The language use, with its focus on

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