How does Greene make the character of Pinkie so abhorrent?

The novelist of Brighton Rock, Graham Greene, is said to always have been interested in the metaphysical questions involved in Catholicism and its doctrine: what is the essence of survival and existence; what is the real purpose of God and the world we reside on; what is the mystery as to why humanity was ever … Read moreHow does Greene make the character of Pinkie so abhorrent?

Good Vs. Evil in 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 represents “good” and is portrayed as a woman with high morals and sensibility, whereas … Read moreGood Vs. Evil in Brighton Rock  

‘In Crime Writing There Are Always Victims”: Pinkie versus Rosie, and Briony versus Robbie

Throughout crime fiction such as ‘Atonement’ and ‘Brighton Rock’, unwitting characters fall to the machinations that antagonists – even immature antagonists – set for them. While some might argue that the characters in Graham Greene’s novel ‘Brighton Rock’ and Ian McEwan’s ‘Atonement’ are responsible for their own fate and partake in criminality themselves, Rose, for … Read more‘In Crime Writing There Are Always Victims”: Pinkie versus Rosie, and Briony versus Robbie