Explain as fully as you can the causes of the gang’s delinquency in "The Destructors," taking into account the setting.

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Setting is absolutely key to this great and rather shocking short story by Graham Greene . Let us remember the context: the story is based in London, and set nine years after the end of World War II. London, much more than other European cities, had been regularly blitzed or bombed by German planes which destroyed large tracts of buildings, making London resemble a bomb site. The rebuild took many years to carry out, so for a long time after the end of...

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