Important People in White (Nonfiction)

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Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis is the author of this book. He is a highly intelligent author and connoisseur of art who fears the movement to standardize opinions will eventually lead to the demise of both art and free speech. Ellis comments on topics ranging from the hypersensitivity of children raised in modern culture and the victim mentality in which people are encouraged to allow their problems to define them instead of rising above their troubles. Ellis additionally describes the way the Internet and social media have negatively impacted society and culture. Instead of encouraging free speech and the debate of ideas, he argues that social media has actually made people believe that they need to conform to acceptable ways of thinking instead of having an opinion.

Patrick Bateman

Patrick Bateman is the main character of Ellis’ novel American Psycho. Ellis informs his reader that he patterns...

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