Essays Tagged: "Fowler"

Graham Greene and his novel "Quiet American"

who is now dead because of his personal involvement in the French-Vietminh war. A British reporter, Fowler, tells the story from his point of view. Fowler and Pyle were both in love with the same woma ... of view. Fowler and Pyle were both in love with the same woman, Phuong. Phuong first started off as Fowler*s girlfriend, but when she realized he could not give her what she wanted, children, because ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

News is not simply reported by the media, it is created by the media-Discuss

"The 'content' of the newspapers is not fact about the world, but in a very general sense 'ideas'." Fowler(Roger Folwer - Language in the News - Routledge - 1991 - Pg.1)In today's society it would be ...

(7 pages) 300 2 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Analyzing the Love between Phuong and Fowler in "The Quiet American" as it gradually increases as time goes on

art" juxtaposed with the "black-and-white part." Greene uses this arrangement to make us think that Fowler's feelings towards Phuong are hardly constant, and distances us from the fact that the feelin ... t part of the novel The Quiet American, Greene uses flashbacks to give us an unsteady feeling about Fowler and Phuong in regard to their relationship. After the death of Pyle, in Chapter 1 (11-22), Fo ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Killings" by Andre Dubus's,.

e with himself after committing this crime. His personal consequences seemed to be few, if any.Matt Fowler is portrayed in the story as being a man of great moral fortitude; he is a sensitive, loving ... on catapults him into a position in which he feels compelled to avenge the death. The conflict that Fowler feels after his son is killed is overwhelming to him. Fowler feels that removing his son's mu ...

(3 pages) 26000 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on Ben Franklin's life.

son, played a more significant role in shaping the American way of life than Franklin. According to Fowler, "He personified the ideal of the self-made man, and his rise from obscurity to eminence exem ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Paved in Innocence: The Quiet American

rican troops being sent into the Vietnam. The novel primarily focuses around two characters: Thomas Fowler, a seasoned and cynical British war reporter and Alden Pyle, a seemingly naive American Aide ... destruction and corruption. First Pyle becomes involved in a complex lover's triangle, between him, Fowler, and Fowler's Vietnamese lover Phuong. After much strife, some strangeness is created between ...

(6 pages) 114 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a combined report about diferent guys in the mafia around the 1920's and 1930's's: By Sheryl Fowler: © 1995; DetroitChicago Mafia: By George T. Downey: © 1993: PhilidelpheaBrittanica ...

(6 pages) 56 1 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Gay Debate

t, it will send a message that we don't mean anything." Carly Foster, a gay man who married Caprice Fowler on Feb. 15 in San Francisco."They're destroying the moral fiber of our country" Almost every ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

What brought about Enron's Collapse?

ission. Mr. Lay was Enron's chairman in title only, "Enron had a distracted, hand-offs chairman..."(Fowler).The company's top manager must be accountable for all that happens in the company. They are ... were financial profits. "It was all about taking profits now and worrying about the details later" (Fowler). These persons making decisions and shaping Enron's future, were infatuated with the quantit ...

(4 pages) 244 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Discuss Machiavelli's view on morals and politics in the Prince

mely negative connotations, a person so described is deemed as 'cunning, scheming and unscrupulous'(Fowler:1995). Is this a fair representation of Machiavelli? In order to fully analyse his views on m ... University Press (2000)Coleman, A History of Political thought Oxford: Blackwell's Publishing (2000)Fowler The Concise Oxford Dictionary Oxford: Clarendon Press (1995 ed.)Machiavelli, Niccoló T ...

(10 pages) 176 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

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

ored by Graham Greene, a conflict of identity is seen to occur within the narrator and protagonist, Fowler. Due to the complexity of his character, Fowler as a narrator provides a valued yet sometimes ... ious American operative working under the guise of an economic aid missionary. As we are drawn into Fowler's complex web of determining who he really is, he makes the statement that "Was I so differen ...

(6 pages) 91 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Quiet American" by Graham Greene: "In order to understand events clearly we must observe them at close range." How far does the novel show this to be true?

lear view of such events as those occurring within the novel. This is shown in a comparison between Fowler and Pyle and how they react to various situations. The novel also demonstrates that how a vie ... e novel also demonstrates that how a view from far away may not necessarily be such a prominent one.Fowler, as the protagonist in "The Quiet American", originally considers himself detached from the e ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.7 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Quiet American "Fowler presents himself as a selfish and uncaring man." Is this how the reader finally sees him?

In The Quiet American, the character of Fowler is, at first, presented as a selfish and uncaring man. However, this is not how he is perceiv ... wever, this is not how he is perceived at the end of the story. Initially, the reader is shown that Fowler's ego prevents him from thinking of anyone other than himself. Fowler is no hero and spends a ... to convince us that he is not engage or involved. However, this is not how the reader finally sees Fowler at the conclusion of the story. As Fowler begins to get involved with the situation around hi ...

(3 pages) 5182 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Construction Of A News Story

65533; so much as made. It is a creation of a journalistic process, an artifact, a commodity even' (Fowler, R. 1991, p10). However, news is not a piece of history (although it may record history), gos ... elite nations, reference to elite people, reference to persons and reference to something negative (Fowler, R. 1991, p.13-14). Frequency- the time span of an event and the extent to which it 'fits' th ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sweet Justice

es a person to want to kill another human being? In the short story "Killings" by Andre Dubus, Matt Fowler is motivated to take revenge on Richard Strout, who killed his youngest son Frank because he ... olved with Yoko Ono. She is the reason the Beatles disbanded. This is also true in this story. Ruth Fowler affected the actions of her husband, Matt Fowler. Ruth is traumatized at the sight of Richard ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Wife Swap Comparison Essay

mother for two weeks to introduce them to a new way of living. The Long family of Missouri and the Fowler family of California are two of the families featured on the show .The families are profoundl ... ly diverse, each with different traditions, life styles and values.For both the Long family and the Fowler family, daily and weekly traditions create a solid distinction in who the family is. For the ...

(3 pages) 5 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dunkin Donuts Performance Management

in managing the organization. It is a natural process of management, not a system or a technique. (Fowler, 1990). It is also about managing within the context of the business (its internal and extern ...

(14 pages) 59 0 4.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Leitax Case Analysis

ion and costs of procurement, inventory, quality control and technical infrastructure. According to Fowler, there were four objectives: "(1), to reduce inventory levels across the supply chain; (2) to ... e.The differences between actors in forecasting process was achieved through a mechanism created by Fowler to allow each group to formally communicate on forecasts and evaluate it through steps. As di ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

quiet american

Wayne DoerscherFowler and Pyle; Alike or not?Throughout the novel "The Quiet American", authored by Graham Greene, ... The Quiet American", authored by Graham Greene, a conflict of character within the narrator, Thomas Fowler. Due to the complexity of his character, Fowler as a narrator provides a valuable yet sometim ... enced, and serious American working as an economic aid missionary. As we are reeled into the web of Fowler determining who he really is, Fowler starts wondering if he is very different from Pyle. As m ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American