Graham Greene Essays

12th Grade

Brighton Rock

The conflict between good and evil is a prevalent theme in literature. Graham Greene incorporates the conflict throughout the text of his novel Brighton Rock. In order to do this he uses two prominent characters, Ida Arnold and Pinkie Brown. Ida...

College

The End of the Affair

What we watch on screen in the course of a film is the culmination of the skills of artists: writers, directors, animators, actors. When a book is made into a film, screenwriters may use aspects of literary design, which have the ability to alter...

11th Grade

The Quiet American

In Graham Greene’s novel, The Quiet American, one of the main points of discussion is the West’s involvement in Vietnam. A telling scene that explores this theme is the dive-bombing one in which Fowler accompanies a French pilot, Captain Trouin,...

College

A Gun for Sale

In Graham Greene’s A Gun for Sale and Evelyn Waugh’s Vile Bodies, the authors explore the consequences of the new technology of the telephone. Both books describe how telephones are a form of miscommunication, accidental and intended, due to the...