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Is Fowler an Objective Observer? A Discussion of the Quiet American

Summary: Analyzes the character of Fowler from The Quiet American, by Graham Greene. Investigates his claim that he is merely an objective observer. Describes how Fowler's objectivity is overpowered by his spiritual awakening.
Fowler, as the protagonist in "The Quiet American", originally considered himself detached, calculated, and an objective observer. However, confronted with the consequences of war, Fowler was forced on to a journey of self awareness. The concealed human nature emerged as he found himself in the canal, witnessing the violence from the plane with Capitan Trouin. Furthermore, his desire to opinionate was typified in the tower scene, followed by his abandonment of disengagement after learning Pyle's true identity and purpose.

Fowler's objectivity was invaded during his journey in Phat Nam. We were demonstrated of his determination to justify his character, as he declines the offer of a helmet. "no, no, that is for combatants." Metaphorically, Fowler was essentially stating to himself and others that he was solely an observer, and his confidence was evident through the physical risk he was willing to face. Nevertheless, Fowler's uncontrollable human nature surfaced...

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