This thesis is an attempt to tackle the religious theme in Graham Greene's Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory and The Heart of the Matter. Greene tries to depict the incomprehensibility of God's mercy and grace which is under estimated by modern man. As a result modern man finds himself in the grips of despair. This is po1irayed through Greene's heroes who face a dilemma through the conflict between good and evil. In my thesis, I will attempt to explain what use Graham Greene makes of religious belief. I would search out motifs and patterns discussing certain themes and trying to show how he modifies them.
English & Comparative Literature Department
MA in English & Comparative Literature
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Library of Congress Subject Heading 1
Belief and doubt.
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(2002).A study of religious themes in Graham Greene's Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory, The Heart of the Matter [Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Morshed, Riham Atef. A study of religious themes in Graham Greene's Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory, The Heart of the Matter. 2002. American University in Cairo, Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.