The Quiet American - Study Guide Part 4 Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4 Chapter 3 Summary

Phuong comes to Fowler's rooms. She tells him about a sad movie that she and her sister have seen. They agree that Granger's son will live. They chat about this and that. Fowler decides to read a telegram, which turns out to be from his wife. His wife will grant him a divorce after all. Phuong gets very happy and excitedly runs off to tell her sister. Fowler asks her if she misses Pyle and she avoids the question.

Part 4 Chapter 3 Analysis

The implication of this chapter reveals that things between Fowler and Phuong do not change despite everything that happened. The book ends with Fowler saying that although everything has gone well for him since Pyle died, he wishes he could apologize to someone about what happened. It is an ambiguous ending because Fowler's feelings and thoughts are ambiguous. The author does not record...

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