Panama Summary
Eric Zencey

Everything you need to understand or teach Panama by Eric Zencey.

  • Panama Summary & Study Guide

Panama Summary

The overarching theme in Panama is change, or the tension between past and future, in a man's life and loves, and in the world around him. Concern about the future cannot be separated either from the boy-meets-girl theme or from the study of the evolution of architecture as a metaphoric structure for understanding change in the modern world.

In The Education of Henry Adams, Adams says, "Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds...

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