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They were smoking opium when the police came to their house.

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He has portrayed the character convincingly. What is the point of view?

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Lose life and one would lose nothing again forever. Pyle saved his life, he carried him away from the tower. Vigot never suspects Fowler. Now it comes" It was all the warning I wanted. Happy memories are the worst, and I tried to remember the unhappy. Guilt is his nemesis, regarding his wife in England, regarding Phuong, and much more acutely at the end of the novel, regarding Pyle. However, he cannot escape; to comprehend it all seems impossible and a recurring theme with Greene. That's Phuong. Fowler is there when they discover the dead bodies in the canal. Eventually Phoung and Fowler get married.

Pyle saved his life, he carried him away from the tower. That is the beauty of it, how they dealt with each other and their desires openly: "What can you offer her?

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Guilt is his nemesis, regarding his wife in England, regarding Phuong, and much more acutely at the end of the novel, regarding Pyle. He has portrayed the character convincingly. Do you know the kind of polish that doesn't take scratches? In love we are incapable of honour — the courageous act is no more than playing a part to an audience of two. He is also the screenwriter for the current film A Dangerous Method. I'm still in love, Pyle, and I'm a wasting asset. Pyle saved his life, he carried him away from the tower. It was a great loss that they both passed away within two months in

Fowler makes an agreement with Pyle to eat in the Vieux Moulin. I said, "Yes.

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Motifs: 1. Fowler is there when they discover the dead bodies in the canal. Their tangled relationship could, of course, stand for the intricacies of the conflict that was ravaging Viet Nam and what was yet to come. Everything seems different now that you know …. This probably something to do with the fact that Fowler is a reporter. Through whose eyes do we see the story? And in reading it I convince myself that Greene shared a little in what I will call here my contemplation moments: From childhood I had never believed in permanence, and yet I had longed for it. Interesting to learn from Stone about the joke embedded in the title: the only quiet American is a dead American. An astute glimpse of American foreign policy, depicted as a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm. It has altered some characters, and taken a more sympathetic view of Phuong.

The book ends with this line: I wished there existed someone to whom I could say that I was sorry. I took no action — even an opinion is a kind of action. Pyle says it was to cancel a march with officers.

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They were able to escape but Fowler broke his leg by jumping of the tower.

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