Comparison Of Tylor Durden And The Narrator In Fight Club

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May 23, 2016
‘‘It is Only After We Have Lost Everything That We Are Free Free to Do Anything.’’ Tylor Durden and The Narrator in Fight Club. Fight Club is a novel written by Chuck Palahniuk and it’s film version available too which is directed by David Fincher. In the film, protagonist is the narrator and his imaginary character Tylor Durden is antagonist. In the Fight Club, psychological and social changes of the narrator start to occur in his life after he meets with Tylor Durden who is a imaginary character created by the narrator. The narrator who is
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It can not be a retreat for people who then go back into a world they hate and to which they do not belong. The metaphysical rebellion at the heart of Fight Club is total. Along with Tylor, the narrator begins to realize that the members of fight club must destroy more than themselves. They must destroy the world’’ (Garrison 91). After Tylor comes in the narrator’s life, he gives up some of hobbies and habits. Instead of them, he gets a few bad habits.Formerly, he loves decorate his house and he cares his household goods. He always do shopping from IKEA. IKEA is his favourite shop and he goes in there and buys things that he likes. In his house, nearly all of his stuffs are from IKEA. He decorated his house according to IKEA. His house is always tidy and clean. He can not stand the things that not clear or not neat. But he abandons from his house and IKEA. He burns his house one day and all of his goods are burn out. He says:
‘‘It used to be that when I came home angry and depressed, I would just clean my cond, polish my Scandinavian furniture. I should have been looking for a new condo. I should have been haggling with my insurance company. I should have been upset about my nice, neat, flaming little shit. But I was not’’ (Fight
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Later, the club is converted a terrorist organization which is called Project Mayhem. But the aim of this organization is not punching or fighting each other anymore. The aim is rebelling, violance and terrorism.
‘‘Being in a community with the other members of fight club is not enough. Fight club cannot be merely a Saturday night escape from the world. It cannot be a retreat for people who then go back into a world they hate and to which they do not belong. The metaphysical rebellion at the heart of Fight Club is total. Along with Tyler, the narrator begins to realize that the members of fight club must destroy more than themselves. They must destroy the world. It is the only way everyone can be saved. Out of this epiphany. Project Mayhem is born’’ (Garrison 91).
After the narrator becomes the leader of Project Mayhem, he has a lot of members of Project Mayhem from almost all around the world. Members know their leader and their mission but they do not talk about them. They do not talk about Project Mayhem because their first rule is ‘‘do not talk about Project Mayhem’’(Fight Club). The narrator gives missions to members and they fulfill their missions. ‘‘they commit acts of terrorism that progress from the juvenile, such as pushing over an occupied chemical toilet, to the destructive, such as blowing up an entire floor of a building, to the murderous, such as killing government officials’’

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