The Destructors

What types of view does Graham Greene present on war and humanity?

Graham Greene, The Destructors exposes many different viewpoints of war and humanity. War has left an indelible imprint on the minds of leaders and society. These imprint have left ones ability to view warfare as anything other than armed conflict between nations. War encompasses the complex characteristics of war fought in a global society. Humanity is the ability to ignore the naturalism you first come in contact with. Humanity is a species that has the potential to do things that the imagination can only dream of. It’s a conflict of mind dreamers and forming importance out of energy.

In   “the Destructors”, Trevor and others characters were used as an example to assert that the war and the bombings that injured British cites during the war were causing people surrounded by destruction to become desensitized. “'Jagged and dark between the bomb-sites, saved so narrow as he believe from destruction" Blackie and the other members of the gang all destruct Old Misery’s exhibitions of generosity and so go along with Trevor’s plan’s to destroy the house. Trevor is held up as the story’s most prominent example of war-caused while on the other end of the spectrum Mr. Thomas who shows that he still has some softer emotional left. There reactions all fall on different points of the spectrum but however they all do have the same thing in common. That the war has affected the way they react to each other.   Trevor’s emotions had been depicted by his surroundings "Of course I don't hate him, there'd be no fun if I hated him”. War didn’t make him hate Old Misery it only made him hate the site that was left from the destructions of war. He had nothing against the people around him. What trigged his emotions were the devastations that war sadly left behind.

In addition the gangs mistrust of kindness is shown when Blackie, Mike and “a think yellow boy” named Summer’s frantically think up excuses and mock...