In the destructors, t becomes fascinated with a stately old house that has somehow survived the bombings of wwii when t gains entry to the house, he convinces the members of his ragtag gang of boys to help him destroy the house one night t is just one member of a group of boys led by a character named blackie. Welcome to the litcharts study guide on graham greene's the destructors created by the original team behind sparknotes, litcharts are the world's best literature guides. The destructors is a 1954 short story written by graham greene, first published in picture post and subsequently collected in twenty-one stories later that year.
Published in 1954, graham greene’s short story “the destructors” focuses on a gang of teenagers who decide to destroy an old man’s home. - a comparison of the destructors and lord of the flies in graham greene's the destructors, the author presents the wormsley common car-park gang, a group of adolescent delinquents who commit petty crimes for fun.
An apparent introduction is made in the three works, the most dangerous game by richard connell, the child by tiger by thomas wolfe, and the destructors by graham greene the unwelcome but necessary introduction to the sinful nature of mankind, to evil without limits, and without cause. Instant downloads of all 721 litchart pdfs (including the destructors) litcharts teacher editions teach your students to analyze literature like litcharts does. The reader’s first impression of “the destructors” is that the story is a simple chronicle of senseless violence and wanton destruction carried out by thoughtless, unprincipled adolescents graham greene’s story, however, is actually a metaphor for class struggle in english society in the decade following world war ii.
- comparison and contrast of “the destructors”, by graham greene and “the rocking horse winner”, by dh lawrence this comparison and contrast of “the destructors”, by graham greene and “the rocking horse winner”, by dh lawrence will center on selected parts of stories from the opening through the conclusion. The destructors has 1,118 ratings and 61 reviews steven said: a short story by graham greene that carries with it a weightful message, it's critical and.
The signficance of violence in graham greene's the destructors - the signficance of violence in graham greene's the destructors in serious fiction, no act of violence exists for its own sake graham green, in his short story “the destructors,” reveals certain intangible needs met through one central act of violence.
The destructors graham greene 1 it was on the eve of august bank holiday that the latest recruit became the leader of the wormsley common gang. The destructors is a short story by graham greene about a gang of youths who destroy an old man (aka old misery)'s old house inside out (destroy everything inside first) and the difficulties they had (when the old man came back but they lock him).