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High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

Summary: In his novel High Fidelity, Nick Hornby presents the ideas and beliefs of the men's movement through his protagonist, Rob Fleming. Hornby's use of dialogue reveals Rob's relationship problems, fear of rejection, and conflicts he has not only with others, but also with himself. In addition, Hornby's use of symbolism portrays Rob's lack of a sense of purpose and his desire for directional belonging.
"Most men don't have a life. Instead we have just leaned to pretend," (Steve Biddulph, 1994). Men faced this issue in the early nineties and it became known as the men's movement/liberation. Men were acknowledging that "they were a mess," (Steve Biddulph) and began to take action in the form of a response to the feminist act in the sixties. They rallied to move away from their stereotypical behavioural characteristics and decided to alter their gender expectations to ones that they wished to be portrayed, and not ones that were forced upon them by other influential media types. In the novel High Fidelity, the author, Nick Hornby, has presented the ideas and beliefs of the men's movement through the construction of the main character; Rob Fleming. Rob's relationship problems and his fear of rejection are presented by his dialogue and the conflict he has not just with others...

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