Themes in “Fight Club” Novel by Chuck Palahniuk

There are numerous themes wrapped into the erratic, chaotic narrative that is Fight Club. Choose one to discuss in your answer.

Thematic analysis is a centuries-old practice that mixes author intention with audience perception. Modern interviews and author notes can provide a bit of insight, but oftentimes, we are left to surmise the placement of an object (think Ikea furniture, the penguin, the “floating jellyfish,” or the birthday cake) or the reasoning behind a scene (that “kiss”, the Raymond Hessel scene, spiritual meditation).