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  • Brighton Rock

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    How far would you say that the novel is not so much about Brighton as about Heaven and Hell? The choice of Brighton as a setting in the novel 'Brighton Rock' proves to be a well-drawn pitch for the action; for its atmosphere of constant bustle and goings on; for its close alignment with Pinkie and also as a metaphorical device for depicting the eternal realities of heaven and hell. Although the writer goes into detail about place names in the town (he mentions the Palace Pier, Montpellier

  • The Brighton Bomber

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    The Brighton Bomber Patrick Magee attempted to kill the former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet in 1984. He did this during the Conservative party’s annual conference. He planted a bomb at the Grand Hotel in Brighton which the Conservative party were staying at. The bomb left five people dead and another 34 injured, miraculously. the Prime Minister and the cabinet managed to escape. Magee had stayed at the hotel before the Conservative party conference

  • Brighton Beach Memoirs Family’s Struggle

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    Brighton Beach Memoirs          Family’s Struggle               Brighton Beach Memoirs is the story of one family's struggle to survive in the pre-World War II age of the "Great Depression". This was a time of great hardship where pain and suffering were eminent. In this play, Neil Simon gives us a painfully realistic view of life during the late 1930s.             The setting takes place in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York, in the fall of 1937. It is a lower-income

  • Analysis and Comparison of the Beginnings of Uncle Ernest and Brighton Rock

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    Comparison of the Beginnings of Uncle Ernest and Brighton Rock I have chosen to analyse and compare the beginnings of Uncle Ernest and Brighton rock. I have chosen to write about these two stories because they make a good contrast with each other as the author's different techniques create a number of different effects. Both authors write with the technique of using a lot of description. Graham Greene, the author of Brighton Rock uses this technique to describe both the

  • Power and Powerlessness of Individuals in ‘Brighton Rock and ‘The Third Man by Graham Greene

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    Power and Powerlessness of Individuals in ‘Brighton Rock and ‘The Third Man by Graham Greene The "Third Man" and "Brighton Rock" are texts that share similar characteristics in the sense that there are three central characters in both storylines. The characters can also be matched between the texts. Pinkie Brown is similar to Harry Lime, Holly Martins is similar to Ida Arnold and Rose is similar to Anna. The relationships between the characters are also similar. The characters of Pinkie/Harry

  • The Effectiveness of Part Seven Chapter Nine of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock

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    The Effectiveness of Part Seven Chapter Nine of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock I think that Graham Greene presents this episode very effectively. At the beginning of this chapter there is the planning and thoughts of the suicide arranged to take place that evening. As Rose and Pinkie leave the pub it hits Pinkie what is just about to happen. "He had a sudden inclination to throw up the whole thing, to get in the car and drive home, and let her live." I think this makes

  • The Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon

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    One ghostly night as the train was leaving the station to Blue Moon Canyon, Kellie and her friends, Hunter and Brighton were talking at a table with others members on the train. We were talking about the man who owned the train before them, Jacob Herly. “Story has it, that his wife, Camile, died on the train two months or so before getting to Blue Moon Canyon.” Soon five minutes later the lights had gone out and Kellie was gone after the lights came back on. Kellie’s friends were worried about what

  • Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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    of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife" (Chapter 1) This is a wonderful introductory line written by Jane Austen to introduce and outline much of this romantic novel. There are various reactions of Lydia going to Brighton by the Bennet family as they all have their own response and thoughts. Mr. Bennet is the husband of Mrs. Bennet and the father of Elizabeth, Jane, Mary, Kitty and Lydia. He is the master of Longbourn. He has a sarcastic humor intelligent

  • The Royal Pavilion

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    in the Pavilion it is clear to see the attitude from the rich towarde the poor, the rich thought very little of the poor and didn't like being around them. The Royal Pavilion does reflect the way of life in Brighton as all the rooms reflect how the people in Brighton liked to live. The farmhouse was a very fashionable place to live in 1786. It was so fashionable because it was linked with the Romantic Movement, the Romantic Movement was where the rich "pretended" to

  • The Controversies of British Crime Film During the 1940's

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    styles and looks at what this meant for British film culture. The 1947 film ‘Brighton Rock’, based on the 1938 Graham Greene novel of the same name, was one of the more controversial films of the time. Grenne worked on the adaptation of the novel, credited as co-writer of the screenplay. Greene is infamous for attacking popular culture and the social, political and economic systems of the time. Books such as ‘Brighton Rock’, ‘A Gun for Hire’ and ‘The Ministry of Fear’ can all be viewed as a commentary