• 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
    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 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 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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  • 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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  • The Decade of Realizations: American Youth During the 80s
    Of all the 1980's films, that can be described as "Eighties Teen Movies" (Thorburn, 1998) or "High School Movies" (Messner, 1998), those written and (with the exception of "Pretty In Pink" (1986) and "Some Kind of Wonderful"(1987)) directed by John Hughes were often seen to define the genre, even le
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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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  • 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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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Summary 2
    Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front is one of the greatest war novels of all time. It is a story, not of Germans, but of men, who even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war. The entire purpose of this novel is to illustrate the vivid horror and raw nature of
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  • Abigail Adams (1744-1818) American First Lady
    Abigail Adams 1744-1818 American first lady Abigail Adams helped plant the seeds that would start women and men thinking about women's rights and roles in a country that had been founded on the ideals of equality and independence. Introduction Abigail Adams was born Abigail Smith on November 22
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Essay 30
    Chapter 1 The chapter begins with German soldiers at rest after fourteen days of fierce battle on the Western Front. A double ration of food has been prepared so the soldiers are eating their fill. Paul Baumer, the protagonist and narrator of the novel, watches in amazement as his friends, Tjaden
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  • American Writers and Their Works: Hawthorne, Poe, and Whitman
    American Writers and Their Works: Hawthorne, Poe, and Whitman Out of all the great authors and poets we have studied this semester I have chosen the three that I personally enjoyed reading the most; Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allen Poe, and Walt Whitman. These three Writers stand out above the re
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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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  • American Jefferson
    "American Sphinx: The character of Thomas Jefferson" A book by Joseph J. Ellis. Copyright 1997 Vintage. Joseph J. Ellis, a historian who was educated at the College of William and Mary and Yale, is a Ford Foundation Professor of History at Mount Holyoke University. He has written four boo
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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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