• The Quiet American: a Political Warning by Graham Greene
    Mor T Faye Hist 304: The US and The Vietnam War Prof. Nolan Spring 2013 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...
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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...
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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...
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  • “Generation Q” and “Generation of Generation Q”
    calls the young 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...
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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...
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  • Japanese-Americans in Wwii: an Internal Battle: the Emerging Identity of the Nisei
    different way. While many first-generation Issei were ready to assimilate and demonstrate their work ethic in the broader American society, “Japanese, whatever their other virtues, were 12 | Hosokawa, Nisei: The Quiet Americans, 152Spickard, Japanese Americans, 76 | not white people, and...
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Summary
    influence on young soldiers. The novella is also unique because the story provides a sympathetic viewpoint of the German soldier in World War I. Despite growing tensions between Germany and England/United States, All Quiet on the Western Front was successfully received by English and American...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Movie List
    Sociology Presentation (updated January 2011) Module One: Sociological 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...
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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...
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  • the quiet american
    Name: Vo Thi Huynh Nhu Student code: 7116773 Instructor: Truong 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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Irving Versus Crevecour
    Irving sets up an antithesis to the description of 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...
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  • Quiet American-Vietnam War
    Quiet American, by Graham Greene, and Bloods, by Wallace Terry, disclose various ways the U.S. contributed to this prolonged war. Despite all the benign intentions, many people feel the Vietnam War was a costly mistake that should’ve been avoided. While The Quiet American takes place in Vietnam...
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    On 1 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...
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