Journey's End

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  • "Journey's End" by R.C Sherriff.

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    How does Journey's End show the effects of war on the men involved? Journey's End is a play about British soldiers in World War One, and the effects the war has on them, both physically and mentally. The play explores many aspects of war life, including friendship, alcoholism, class boundaries and the lifestyle of the men in the trenches. This essay explores how the play shows the effects of war on those involved, looking at use of dialogue, lighting, props and other key dramatic devices. The essay

  • Journey's End by RC Sheriff Essay

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    20th Century Drama - The name of this play is Journey's End, written by R. C. Sherriff. Introduction The name of this play is Journey's End, written by R. C. Sherriff. The play was first preformed on a Sunday night in December 1928. By 1929 it was being shown at the Savoy Theatre where it ran for two years. Later I will be studying the characters of Stanhope and Osborne, and how they link in with the title "Journey's End", and I will also examine the idea of journeys. I will also study

  • Journey's End by R.C. Sheriff Essay

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    Journey's End by R.C. Sheriff R. C. Sherriff created characters that aid the audience's understanding of war through their emotions and dialogue. Each character generates an intensive atmosphere and prompts differing emotions and thoughts from the audience, expressing different feelings and reactions towards war, which all aggregate to the same thing, the fear that they are all going to die sooner than later. The play was written to make people contemplate the futility of war. World

  • Stanhope's Relationship with Raleigh in Journey's End by RC Sheriff

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    Stanhope's Relationship with Raleigh in Journey's End Write about the presentation of Stanhope’s relationship with Raleigh in Act Two Scene One, Act Three Scene Two and Act Three Scene Three. Journey’s end by R.C.Sherriff is an incredible play about how the horrifying conditions in W.W.I affected men physically and psychologically. The audience really feel for the soldiers as the author has made the concept of the war so emotionally involving for the reader. The main character is called

  • A Comparison of the Techniques Employed in Portraying the Horror of War in Regeneration and Journey's End

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    A Comparison of the Techniques Employed in Portraying the Horror of War in Regeneration and Journey's End "I chose the First World War because it's come to stand in for other wars… It's come to stand for the pain of all wars." Pat Barker wrote "Regeneration" in the 1990's and R.C. Sherriff "Journey's End" in 1927, the quote is from Barker and illustrates the magnitude of the effect of the First World War, and expresses the appeal of the subject. Both works use different

  • Journey's End Essay

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    The sound of guns firing, screaming men, bombs going off and the casual side conversations in the audience is how Journey’s End went. On October 8th I went to go watch the last show run of the play Journey’s End directed by Gordon Reinhart and written by R.C. Sherriff at the Danny Peterson theatre. In Journey’s End, there are eleven characters: Captain Hardy, Stanhope, Lieutenant Osborne, Private Mason, Lance corporal “Bert” Broughton, 2nd Lieutenant Raleigh, Trotter, Hibbert, Company Sergeant-Major

  • Doctor Who Research Paper

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    The Companions of Doctor Who: Who Doctors Who? Science fiction has been a part of human culture since before the 17th century, spanning across the far reaches of the Earth and fascinating the human race (Sterling). A perfect example of this culture shaping genre is Doctor Who; one of Britain’s most adored television series. As the longest running science fiction show in history, Doctor Who has filled fans with wonder through television, radio series, comics, and many other forms of media for more

  • Strange Meeting And Journey 's End

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    Strange Meeting and Journey’s End both share similar aspects. Both the texts are set in the First World War and depict in depth what it would be like to be a soldier at the time as well as displaying the endless strife that the soldiers had to endure for four long years. In Journeys End, Sheriff portrays many different emotions through the central character ‘Captain Stanhope’ and similarly in Strange Meeting, Susan Hill does the same with ‘John Hilliard’. In this essay I will compare and contrast

  • Importance of Osborne in Journeys End by R.C Sheriff Essay

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    Importance of Osborne in Journeys End by R.C Sheriff From the very beginning of the play, Sheriff suggests to the audience that Osborne is the father figure and therefore that he is the voice of reason to the other men. We find out that Osborne is a middle-aged man with 'iron-grey hair'. Osborne however is physically in very good shape and is a 'tall, thin man' who is 'physically as hard as nails.' As Raleigh enters the audience sees a kind, caring side to Osborne. Sheriff

  • Is Life Beyond The Stars?

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    When people look at the stars, they generally think of “wishing on a star”, constellations, and the intergalactic life they wish was real. But what if they weren’t that far off? What if life beyond the stars was real? And what if some of those stars that we look at every night were actually planets? Well, what if I told you that there really is life beyond the stars? Everyone knows that there’s no oxygen in space. Well...what happens when your spaceship’s exterior is ruptured by debris? The only

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