- Created by: GCHIS
- Created on: 30-01-20 11:32
Act 2 Scene 2:
This scene is significant because it shows the different relationships Rudyard had with Elsie and John, even when they were younger. THe whole scene is a flashback of Rudyard putting his children to bed. This moment of intimacy and innocence shows that Rudyard was a kind and loving father who liked to spend time with his children, which is a stark contrast to the Rudyard that is presented in the rest of the play. It shows that even though Rudyard pushed for John to go to war, he does enuinely care for him.
The beams of light shone by the torches represent their relationship. John's "second beam" that hits the ceiling shows that he followed his father and saw him as someone to look up to. The merging of the…