By Bret Easton Ellis
In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of insanity and captures the madness of violence in our time or the other. Patrick Bateman strikes one of the younger and stylish in Nineteen Eighties new york. younger, good-looking, and good proficient, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall road through day whereas spending his nights in methods we won't start to fathom. Expressing his real self via torture and homicide, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society may possibly endure to confront.
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Not an alternative. I didn’t transfer from UCLA to Stanford to put up with this. ” Like in a movie another bus appears, another poster for Les Misérables replaces the word—not the same bus because someone has written the word DYKE over Eponine’s face. Tim blurts out, “I have a co-op here. ” “Parents’, guy. ” “I’m buying it from them. ” he snaps but distractedly at the driver, the Crystals still blaring from the radio. “It don’t go up no higher,” maybe the driver says. Timothy ignores him and irritably continues.
She wets a cotton ball, wipes it across her forehead. ” Price sits up with some effort. ” “Carpaccio,” Evelyn corrects. “No, Evelyn dear, love of my life. I distinctly remember him ordering the tuna cappuccino,” Price says, staring up at the ceiling. “He said carpaccio,” she counters, running the cotton ball over her eyelids. “Cappuccino,” Price insists. ” “You didn’t even recognize him earlier tonight,” she says. “Oh but I do remember him,” Price says, turning to me. ’ That’s how she introduced him.
You better have change for a fifty,” he warns the driver, squinting at the red numbers on the meter. “Damnit. Steroids. ” “I was getting acne on my legs and arms and the UVA bath wasn’t fixing it, so I started going to a tanning salon instead and got rid of it. Jesus, Bateman, you should see how ripped my stomach is. The definition. Completely buffed out …,” he says in a distant, odd way, while waiting for the driver to hand him the change. ” He stiffs the driver on the tip but the driver is genuinely thankful anyway.