• The Quiet American: a Political Warning by Graham Greene
    The Quiet American: A political warning by Graham Greene The Quiet American by Graham Greene is a novel that depicts a love triangle between a British journalist, an American secret agent and a Vietnamese girl in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It came out in the mid fifties when the American government...
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  • Japanese-Americans in Wwii: an Internal Battle: the Emerging Identity of the Nisei
    Addam Farmer U.S. History 379 12/7/2011 Professor Lazarowitz An Internal Battle: The Emerging Identity of the Nisei Japanese-Americans living in the United States have an interesting and complex history. Because the United States Congress had passed the Immigration Act of 1924 (which had...
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  • The Quiet American Background Research Paper
    The Quiet American Research Task History of Graham Greene and The Quiet American Centered on a common theme of politics and twentieth century moral dilemmas, Graham Greene’s work as an English writer, playwright and literary critic is famed for coalescing ‘serious literary acclaim with widespread...
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  • Bibe
    Anyone know about the symbolism in ‘A Quiet American’ by Graham Greene? Pyle represents the idealistic New Age America, thirsty for heroism. Phuong represents pre-war Vietnam, passive, innocent. What exactly does Fowler represent? Is it the wisdom and world-weariness of Old Europe or Britain’s involvement...
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  • Quiet American
    The Quiet American is an anti-war novel by British author Graham Greene, first published in United Kingdom in 1955 and in the United States in 1956. It was adapted into films in 1958 and 2002. The book draws on Greene's experiences as a war correspondent for The Times and Le Figaro in French Indochina...
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  • The Book Quiet American
    The book Quiet American is a great book. Author Graham Greene uses the Thomas Fowler and Alden Pyle to represent a great picture. In the interactions among these characters, he is simplifying the situation in Vietnam into a personal model to be viewed. Graham Greene developed the attitude and personalities...
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  • The Quiet American by Graham Greene
    Graham Greene's novel, The Quiet American, is more than a political statement about whether or not America or any other country for that matter should become involved in the affairs of another country; Greene makes the question human and personal. The novel can be read as a political and moral reflection...
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Summary
    All Quiet on the Western Front is a fictional account of a German soldier’s experience in World War I. Although written and marketed as fiction, the novella relies heavily on the wartime experience of the author, Erich Maria Remarque. Remarque, a German veteran of World War I, wrote the novella to show...
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  • Conflict
    THE QUIET AMERICAN Graham Greene THE QUIET AMERICAN Graham Greene READING THE NOVEL There are two main points of focus for your study of The Quiet American and for your responses as a reader. • Understanding the story of the novel and recognising the themes raised by the novel • Identifying and...
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  • The Quiet American
    The Quiet American (1955) is a novel (ISBN 0099478390) written by British author Graham Greene. It has been adapted into films twice, in 1958 and in 2002. Plot Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow. Set in Saigon, Vietnam in the early 1950s during the end of the First Indochina War...
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  • All the Characters in the Quiet American Are Victims in One Way or Another. Discuss.
    All of the main characters in The Quiet American are victims in some way or another. Discuss. Throughout his novel The Quiet American Graham Greene successfully portrays a variety of themes, such as political conflict, loneliness, love, innocence and betrayal. Greene’s clever characterisations allow...
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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 as...
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  • “Generation Q” and “Generation of Generation Q”
    generation as Generation Q -- the Quiet Americans and criticizes that the generation is being too quiet. Fishman, however, expresses contrary opinion in his article. He explains why the generation has the quiet characteristic and denies Friedman’s idea of being quiet is wrong. Two articles analyze the...
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  • Real stuff
    December 1941, Japan's militarist government decided to attack the United States and seize the American Philippines and resource-rich British and Dutch colonial possessions in South-East Asia. To distract the American government while it secretly positioned a powerful aircraft carrier strike force for a surprise...
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  • Irving Versus Crevecour
    America provided by Crevecoeur. In Crevecoeur’s Letters of an American Farmer, he defines the archetypal American for Europeans. Irving’s story contradicts with many of the characteristics that Crevecoeur had previously assigned to Americans. William Irving creates his antithesis through the use of characterization...
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  • Tubi
    The Quiet American The Quiet American is set during the 1950’s in Vietnam. It tells a tale of the struggles of two people, Thomas Fowler and Alden Pyle. Fowler is an aging, British foreign correspondent and an opium addict. He has been living in Vietnam with his mistress Phuong for quite a while and...
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  • the quiet american
    Thi Kim Lien Literature and movies (XH541) Group 1 Reflective journal 2: The Quiet American April 4, 2014 The Quiet American: A wartime love triangle One of the famous novels written by Graham Green, The Quiet American was adapted into the film with the same name directed by Phillip Noyce in 2002...
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  • Movie List
    Perspective • Movies in the Classroom http://www.classbrain.com/artmovies/publish/cat_index_12.shtml • Film: Stanford Prison Experiment: Quiet Rage http://www.prisonexp.org/video.htm • Regarding Stanford Prison Experiment http://news-service.stanford.edu/pr/97/970108prisonexp.html ...
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  • Sonrisas
    Explication of "Sonrisas" (Revision) In this free verse poem, Sonrisas," Pat Mora, a Mexican American creates images of living in two worlds where she is living in the middle of the doorway. As a first generation American, I can relate to the lifestyle of living between two worlds or cultures and the struggles...
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  • Quiet American
    The Quiet American: Choose a novel which explores in an effective way a theme which is important to you. A novel of which explores a certain theme, the abusive corruption of American power is Graham Greene’s “The Quiet American”. Greene’s novel is set in the French colony, Vietnam, which is soon to...
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