Bret Easton Ellis Essays
Culture and Tension in Less Than Zero College
Less Than Zero
Tension between a protagonist and the society in which he lives is an element of storytelling which can be found in many texts across many millennia. The story of Jesus Christ's crucifixion is a particularly notable example, though the great...
Capitalism, Violence, and Sexuality ‘American Psycho’ by Bret Easton Ellis and ‘Dracula ’by Bram Stoker. College
“It has been said in literature, excessive sexual behaviour always leads to corruption”
To present the significance of sexual behaviour in both novels is to link the psychological power of sexual impulses over the individual’s moral principles,...
Shocking the Reader in American Psycho and A Clockwork Orange 12th Grade
The controversy surrounding Brett Easton Ellis's American Psycho and Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange relates primarily to the central themes that are explored in both books. Nevertheless, the brutality and explicit expression that drench...