Essays Tagged: "Graham Greene"

Graham Greene and his novel "Quiet American"

Many adjectives have been used to describe the novels and plays of Graham Greene - timely, religious, melodramatic, even 'seedy'' (Graham Greene, A Collection of Criti ... ).The whole novel is consisted of Greene*s political opinions. According to Samuel Hynes, editor of Graham Greene, A Collection of Critical Essays, Greene*s worksare contemporary in their political co ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Review of Graham Greene's The Comedians

The ComediansByGraham GreeneComedian: a writer of comedies, an actor who plays comic roles, a comic individual?The ...

(5 pages) 85 1 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Book Report on "The Power and The Glory" by Graham Greene

sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State Approval.Graham GreeneOne day I gave The Power and the Glory to... a native of Mexico who had lived through t ... creation of this character - he lives.An excerpt from the letter of Californian Catholic teacher to Graham Greene, 1960IIn a particular Mexican state the Church had been outlawed and the priests had t ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A day in the life of a male prostitute". An analyse of the short story Jubilee by Graham Greene

nally the theme; what is the writer trying to say with this story?The novel, Jubilee, is written by Graham Greene in 1936.The story's main character is Mr. Chalfont. Mr. Chalfont - the first-name is u ...

(10 pages) 47 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Power and the Glory" by Graham Greene. Includes bibliography.

en their personality altogether. However, when reading the novel The Power and the Glory written by Graham Greene the reader does not find this quality within one of the major characters. The lieutena ... and end the corruption that the church has been spreading through his homeland.Sources CitedGreene, Graham. The Power and the Glory. London: Penguin Books Ltd. 1991

(5 pages) 49 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical Critism of the "Power and Glory" by Graham Green - a story that depicts a catholic priest who struggles with life's problems.

Graham Greene and The Power and the GloryIn gaining an understanding of Graham Greene, there was muc ... religion is represented by the priest and the politics by the communist police lieutenant (Greene).Graham Green was born on October 2, 1904, in Berhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, Greene was one of s ... zardo, sent a letter to the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Bernard Griffin. His letter began:""Graham Greene's book The Power and the Glory, published in London in 1940 and afterwards translated ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Summary of The Third Man.

f the US version include Selznick references.This was Reed's second collaboration with screenwriter Graham Greene - a clever mystery tale of a love triangle with nightmarish suspense, treachery, betra ...

(34 pages) 111 0 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Destructors" written by Graham Greene.

Graham Greene's "The Destructors" is a short story that takes place in London nine years after the c ...

(1 pages) 103 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast: Rocking Horse Winner and The Destructors

an example of how the pursuit of materialistic items will lead to destruction."The Destructors" by Graham Greene also exemplifies the pursuit of material satisfactionin the form of notoriety which al ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Root Of All Evil" By Graham Greene.

The story "The Root of All Evil" by Graham Greene is an excellent moral story about the sins that can arise when people try too hard to ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Heart of Darkness -- Joseph Conrad:as a journey of individuation, a meeting with the anima, an encounter with the shadow,and a descent into the mythic underworld.

"Africa," wrote Graham Greene, "will always be the Africa in the Victorian atlas, the blank unexplored continent in ...

(23 pages) 235 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Characters and settings as instruments of revolt against the Catholic dogma in Graham Greene's Brighton Rock.

l purpose as entertainment and emerged as an artistic, expressive vehicle of thought. For instance, Graham Greene - hailed, much to his own displeasure, as a Catholic writer - treated the themes of ev ... Many readers, upon reading Brighton Rock, note the strong rhythm and pacing of the action, which is Graham Greene's trademark and cinematic influence, and the rapidity at which we can understand the w ...

(10 pages) 40 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Paved in Innocence: The Quiet American

of a taboo, something that if spoken about wrongly, could incur the wrath of those around you. Yet Graham Greene's novel The Quiet American is centered around just that, as well as early U.S. involve ... ical British war reporter and Alden Pyle, a seemingly naive American Aide Officer. Although Pyle of Graham Greene's The Quiet American has the best of motives and is blissfully innocent while carrying ...

(6 pages) 114 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Brighton Rock" is the first novel in which Graham Greene incorporates theology. Discuss the author's use of religion and religious imagery.

"Heaven was a word; Hell was something he could trust."Religion is a significant aspect of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock. It gives the reader a chance to explore the religious beliefs and wor ... eing damned; Hell is a sort of high-class nightclub, entry to which is reserved for Catholics only."Graham Greene creates the character of Pinkie to be somewhat of a satanic, anti-Christ figure and th ...

(6 pages) 57 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Source of All Fears

and retribution, persuade others to follow them and carry destructive actions. The protagonist from Graham Greene's "The Destructors" is a teenage boy with great talent in leadership and planning but ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Morality in Graham Greene's "I Spy"

that win. Britons lived in constant fear of a takeover by the German "huns," and this fear inspired Graham Greene to comment on morality in man in his short story, "I Spy." Greene explains, through th ...

(4 pages) 15810 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Two Different Reactions to the Adult World: Youths in the Works of Graham Greene

Graham Greene, in his works, "The Destructors" and "The Basement Room", presents two youthful charac ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Rocking Horse Winner VS The Destructors

.H. Lawrence depicts an example of how the pursuit of materialistic items will lead to destruction. Graham Greene also exemplifies the pursuit of material satisfaction, in the form of notoriety, in th ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Third Man" suggests that sometimes it is necessary to put loyalty aside and betray a friend.

Carol Reed's direction of "The Third Man", coupled with Graham Greene's screenplay, continually thrust forward the notion that the betrayal of a friend is f ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Quiet American", by Graham Greene: Fowler and Pyle, comparative synopsis.

Throughout the novel "The Quiet American", authored by Graham Greene, a conflict of identity is seen to occur within the narrator and protagonist, Fowler. ...

(6 pages) 91 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American