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"The Quiet American"

Summary: Discusses Graham Greene's novel "The Quiet American." Describes how Greene builds three vivid characters: Fowler, Pyle and Phuong, and through their many-sided traits demonstrates their political involvement.
Good arts like Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Van Gogh's Sunflower and Mozart's symphony No.1 will never be out of date. Graham Greene's novel "The Quiet American" is also one of those great works. Greene uses his brilliant words to build three vivid characters: Fowler, Pyle and Phuong, and through their many-sided traits to show their political involvement.

The narrator Fowler is an England correspondent; Greene shows his experience and ability to say no on both the personal level and political level.

From the first chapter of the novel, we learn that Fowler is very experienced. He is a middle-aged foreign reporter, and he has a wife in England and a partner in Vietnam, so Fowler not only has lots of live experience but also knows well about women. He seems to understand what Phuong needs indeed; he knows what Phuong is doing every moment (Greene 18), and he knows...

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