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What is the message of fear and loathing in Las Vegas?

Thompson's Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas is a vicious, drug-fueled screed about the meaning of the gambling mecca, and how the hippie ideal had become corrupted by the Nixon-era version of the American Dream.

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Besides, how accurate is fear and loathing in Vegas?

In one sense, it's all true, in as much as the book is about Thompson looking at the world around him, with a head full of drugs. His perceptions may have included hallucinations, but he recorded them as accurately as he could, and in that sense, what he saw was reflected in the book.

Beside above, what happens at the end of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas? His visit to Circus-Circus ends abruptly, though, because a security guard recognizes him as the companion of "Dr. Gonzo" (the fake name Duke's attorney uses) and escorts him out. Back at the Flamingo, Duke finds that his car has been wrecked, and suddenly recalls driving it into Lake Mead.

In respect to this, what drugs did they take in fear and loathing?

The drugs consumed in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas The usual suspects are cocaine, mescaline, LSD, cannabis and heroin. Additionally Duke and Gonzo carry a complete collection of pharmaceutical uppers and downers.

What is the plot of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas about?

Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) and his attorney Dr. Gonzo (Benicio Del Toro) drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop (Gary Busey), he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.

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