Pulp Fiction Essay

1289 Words Dec 2nd, 2014 6 Pages
The American culture in PULP FICTION

“The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the tyranny of evil man. blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And i will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the lord when i lay my vengeance upon thee. ”

This is the famous lines of pulp fiction, which also comes from The Bible. I have seen a lot of American’s movies, but this one, pulp fiction, made me confused and thought a lot
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They are both killer, but come into a different end. Why? Maybe it is because they had got into the different faith. I think a lot of American people at that time just like Jules. They believed the power and magic of God. They wanted to believe it, but just in their own ways and understandings, they did the bad things as the name of God, they convinced themselves that what they did were for justice, no matter it took. But on the country, Vincent chose to ignore the power of belief. He would rather believed the sensual world. Something like drugs, sex, speed, egoism and violence. He felt high when he was driving fast after stoned, and felt awesome when he was going out with his boss’s wife. He only got his satisfaction through the sensual stimulation. America went through a lot in 19 century, especially in 1990s, the economy was developing very fast, it seemed that they all became money-oriented, no one left to care about the human inside, the whole nation’s quality was rapidly descending. You can clearly saw that from the movie, the drug dealer, the murderer, the homosexual raper, and so on. Everyone seemed to have trouble, no one was safe, but they had no feelings. To be alive or dead were having no connections with law and justice. After the world war second, the western world transferred from modern society to post-modern society. People began to anti tradition at that time, they began to think about the influence of

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