How do the images above reflect some of the themes that Sherriff explores in 'Journey's End'?
Some of the themes Sherriff explores are:
The psychological effects of war
Duty and honour
Class system and hierarchy
Futility of war
Conditions in the trenches
Time, waiting and quiet
The horrors of war
In the exam, you might be asked to comment on the importance of a theme.
You will need to know which parts of the play explore each of these and will need to be able to locate key quotations which demonstrate these themes.
Have a go at the following questions to revise the key themes Sherriff explores in the play.