The Destructors Essay | The Destructors: Fitting in

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The Destructors: Fitting in

Summary: Provides an analysis of Graham Green's short story, The Destructors. Explores the theme of fitting in. Describes how the young boys in the story gradually replace innocence with rebellion.
In "The Destructors" Grahm Grene takes us into the lives of a group of young boys living in a town devastated by war. They call themselves the Wormsley Common gang, after the area where they live. They meet every day in a parking lot near a part of town that was bombed during World War 2. They strive to be noticed, and one boy in particular tries to defy the classes while gradually replacing his innocence with rebellion.

A former upper class boy named Trevor strives to make it clear where his place real place in society should be. His family had "Come down in the world and his mother considered herself better than the neighbors." (66). This characteristic divided Trevor from the other boys of the gang. They called him "T" because to him his name "was ment of shame or defiance."(66) It was a constant reminder...

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