• Created by: Benlhunt
  • Created on: 12-06-16 14:01

Effect on Plot + Characters

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Powell's experience in Vietnam War provides foundation of - 'Powell Doctrine' of 'war should be the politics of last resort' leads to mid-play climax in Act 1 scene 11 between Powell, Bush and Rice

His experience is contrasted with the inexperience of others: Rumsfeld + Bush 

His experience and age also highlights him as an outsider - a quality reflected in Hugh in Translations as his experience is shown in his use of Gaelic language, but is also the first to adapt to the British changes being made: 'we must make


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