Essays Tagged: "Pinkie"

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

11. In Greene's Brighton Rock, is Pinkie a realistic character corrupted by his environment, or is he a living symbol of what all men ... an then take on multiple meanings, the first that comes to mind being an exterior representation of Pinkie.Being the central character of the novel, we get the chance to see things from his perspectiv ... ed in the shadows was always hidden from Brighton's port, piers, fairs and tourist attractions. For Pinkie, the world goes on in this way: you can be evil as much as you want, as long as it does not s ...

(10 pages) 40 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

situations they confront. Whether through Hale's funeral and Ida's unconventional belief system, or Pinkie and Rose's Catholicism and under-age marriage, religion provides a backdrop against which the ... more uncomfortable however, is the suggestion of an inversion of the Seven Sacraments through which Pinkie passes - perhaps on his way to "...something he could trust".Hale's funeral is a subtle intro ...

(6 pages) 57 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

granny pie

mers hung low in a lazy fashion and food was everywhere from being on plates to being on the walls. Pinkie entered the door with her head hung low, but gave a small grin at the filthy room. Though she ... it took to remind her of that."Sugarcube? Is that you?" called Applejack, coming around the corner.Pinkie snapped out of her trance. "Wha...Oh...Yeah, it's me." she said, trying to keep her composure ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists