• Insight to Quiet American
    By Gerard Chretien English:Vietnam Prof: Morgan Shulz 2002 Insight to Quiet American For those who haven't read the book, its both an odd love story and a metaphor for American involvement in Vietnam. The hero, Fowler is a washed up, middle aged, English war correspondent, content...
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  • The Quiet American
    Graham Green's novel, The Quiet American takes place in Vietnam as the French Colonization of the country is coming closer to an end. It is a time where the American's are beginning to arrive in Vietnam with hope of ending the colonization while attempting to "protect" the south from communism and t...
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  • The Quiet American Reading Log
    The Quiet American: Reading Log PART I Chapter 1 Narrator lives in room alone over Rue Catinat Associated with a man named Pyle, has met him many times before Phuong- meaning Phoenix waits for Pyle also. She speaks French. Phuong cannot wait in public as the police may pick her up Phuong a...
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  • The Quiet American
    The Quiet American is a novel that captures a period of time in a country that is consumed by a war, a war with deep foreign involvement. In amongst all of the political and social unrest within the country is Thomas Fowler, a British journalist. Throughout the novel we see Fowler's interactions wit...
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  • The Quiet American
    "The Quiet American" How long can you sit on the fence and not get involved? How long before you're forced to choose sides? Thomas Fowler learns the answers to this dilemma the hard way. Fowler at the onset of our story, describes himself as being an objective observer, purposely not taking sid...
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  • The Quiet American
    The film The Quiet American takes place during the 1950's in Vietnam. The movie illustrates the atmosphere of Vietnam previous to the Vietnam War and during the French occupation of the country. The main plot of the movie revolves around three characters: Fowler played by Michael Caine, Pyle played...
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  • The Quiet American
    The Quiet American The question of whether or not The Quiet American is anti American or not is simple. If you choose to believe that our government would never dare to lie to you or would never do anything to deceive you and gives you all the facts without misleading you yes you would see it a...
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  • The Quiet American
    Fowler constructs Pyle as a naïve young man who is an innocent victim of dogmatic and simplistic ideologies. Fowler sees American culture and Democracy as a corrupting influence on an innocent Pyle. This is exhibited th relational processes, where Pyle, as the carrier, is given attributes such as "...
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  • The Quiet American- a Comparison
    Philip Noyce's adaptation of Graham Greene's novel The Quiet American to film was a large success. It stayed true to the script, and kept the basic essence of the characters; pulling them from the pages of the book and creating them visually into marvels on screen. The earlier film made on the book...
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  • Could the American Revolution Be Avoided?
    In history, there are certain things that we study and come to learn that they could have, in no way, been avoided. However, after reading Ellis's essay, The Collaborators, we can come to assume that this same idea is present toward the American Revolution. There are so many factors that are said to...
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  • An American Tragedy: Comparing "The Crucible" and "The Scarlet Letter"
    An American Tragedy: Comparing "The Crucible" and "The Scarlet Letter" by: Jamie Newlands Two American authors, of two distinctly different time periods had one very similar task, to turn a piece of American History into a believable tragedy. Arthur Miller with The Crucible and Nathaniel Hawtho...
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Notes
    KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS 1. SETTING All Quiet On The Western Front is set during World War I, behind the German frontlines where Paul Baumer is assigned. The setting weaves back and forth between the warfront and the camp where Baumer stays. Once during the novel, Baumer goes home on leave, but the...
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  • Andrew's Early Influences Were the American Revolution
    Andrew Jackson Andrew was born at a settlement on the banks of Crawford's Branch of Waxhaw Creek in South Carolina on March 15, 1767, the third son of immigrant parents from northern Ireland. His father died 2 days before he was born. He lost 3 siblings at an early age. Some of Andrew's early...
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  • The Contrasting Curing Processes of the Ju/'Hoansi and American Doctors
    Compare and Contrast: The Ju/'hoansi who live in the Northwestern Kalahari Desert make a by hunting and gathering, killing antelope, rabbits, squirrels and gathering mongango nuts and fruits. When originally studied by Richard Lee in the 1960's, the Ju/'hoansi also traded, exchanging food and goods...
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  • American High Schools Not Up to Par
    American High Schools Not Up To Par There are many factors that would lead someone to believe that high school is a waste of time. High school has too many distractions for kids to try to concentrate on learning. Since the Columbine tragedy police officers have moved into most high schools and cre...
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Essay 27
    All Quiet On the Western Front Born Erich Paul Remark (later changed to Remarque) on June 22, 1898, he grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Osnabruck in the province of Westphalia, Germany--a city in the northwest part of what is now West Germany. He adored his mother, Anna Maria, but was never...
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  • Author of All Quiet on the Western Front
    THE AUTHOR AND HIS TIMES Born Erich Paul Remark on June 22, 1898, he grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Osnabrück in the province of Westphalia, Germany- a city in the northwest part of what is now West Germany. He adored his mother, Anna Maria, but was never close to his father, Peter. The Fi...
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  • An Outline of American History
    AN OUTLINE OF AMERICAN HISTORY "Heaven and Earth never agreed better to frame a place for man's habitation." John Smith, 1607 CHAPTER 1 THE FIRST AMERICANS At the height of the Ice Age, between 34,000 and 30,000 B.C., much of the world's water was contained in vast continental ice sheets...
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  • The Impact of the American Revolution on the Women's Rights Movement
    The lack of participation of women in society in the United States before the women's rights movement in 1948 was remarkable. They did not participate in activities such as voting and fighting in wars. They also could not own property and "belonged" to their father until they were married, when they...
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  • Our Quiet Teacher: Television Violence and Children
    "Unless and until there is unmistakable proof to the contrary, the presumption must be that television is and will be a main factor in influencing the values and moral standards of our society…" <br>Pilkington Report <br>(Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Quotations 411) <br> <br>The sentence stunned...
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