Fight Club

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The traditional ideology of masculinity does not seem enough anymore, instead, men appear to have two choices, what are these choices?
Embrace Feminity or Reject feminity
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Why is there a masculinity crisis?
Male identity is less clear-cut these days than it has been in the past, the range of male models has broadened and is no longer so firmly centered around one traditional idea of masculinity and nowadays, traditional role models are more often camp
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What is a role model?
A role model can give a person an idea of how they'd like to be. This is usually due to dissatisfaction of oneself.
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What's the point of a role model?
Not usually the person wants to become their role model, but simply they want to incorporate aspects of their identity into their own identity.
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What did David Gauntlett believe or questions?
He talks about what if someone is trying to be themselves, but the person they are is not a nice person. He therefore believes that 'borrowing' pieces of other peoples identity might seem preferable
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Which quote relates to David Gauntlett's beliefs and who says the quote?
Tyler- "All the ways you wish you could be, that's me. I look like you wanna look, I **** like you wanna ****, I am smart, capable, and most importantly, I am free in all the ways you are not."
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Which quote in the film questions male identity and who says it?
"Is that what a man looks like? -The narrator
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What confirms masculinity in modern society?
Fatherhood. It is through choice, to become a father, that men can clear define their identities as men.
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