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comment In Fight Club is Marla Singer a second figment of Jack's imagination?
I think your observations on that site are excellent, but the comments are kind of all over the place. I wonder what you think of the fact that there's never the three in the same room at the same time, or that Tyler never says anything to Marla.
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comment What happens to the Narrator's baggage in the movie Fight Club?
Interesting that the book and the script deviate here. Thanks for the insight!
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comment What happens to the Narrator's baggage in the movie Fight Club?
@SonnyBurnett Thanks for the advice, I edited the original question a bit
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comment What happens to the Narrator's baggage in the movie Fight Club?
Tyler described that bombs and dynamites may be created using the glycerin which is treated as a by-product of the soap making reaction. Thus, in making bombs, the thick layer of glycerine is not skimmed off but is instead left or even mixed into the soap solution. For the sake of the book, the only difference between soap and dynamite is this step, plus adding nitric acid if you want to further refine the explosive into nitro glycerine.
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comment What happens to the Narrator's baggage in the movie Fight Club?
If the luggage had contained a bomb, it would have been found and not delivered to the condo, and they would have arrested him. - I'm not sure how true this is either; even on the plane Tyler reveals his briefcase is jam packed with soap and says, "With enough soap, one could blow up just about anything". Isn't the point here that something as innocuous as soap could be used as an explosive? Would pre-9/11 security care about soap?
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comment What happens to the Narrator's baggage in the movie Fight Club?
I don't know, but it's a bit too coincidental that his baggage is suspected of having a bomb, and in the very next scene his apartment blows up. In fairness, it doesn't say how much time passes between the time he's at the airport and arrives home. He stole a car as Tyler, remember? He may have gone and done something else.
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comment What happens to the Narrator's baggage in the movie Fight Club?
It actually isn't said for certain. That's the explanation the Narrator repeats is what he's told by the investigator.
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comment In Fight Club is Marla Singer a second figment of Jack's imagination?
Wow, I've always thought the line "You can borrow it sometime" was odd, but I think you are on to something here.
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comment In Fight Club is Marla Singer a second figment of Jack's imagination?
@TylerShads True, but I was referring to the common literary theme when two people never appear in the same place at the same time are usually the same person. This happens when Mrs. Doubtfire and Daniel are never able to be in the same place at the same time, and he must rotate between tables at the final scene to be able to give the illusion that he is attending both dinners. Is there some parallel here, I wonder if Jack might have wondered this himself - if Tyler and Marla were the same person.