How does R.C Sherriff present the true horror of war through the character of Stanhope in Journey's End?

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The true horror of war is shown through the destabilizing effect it has on Stanhope in Journey's End.

Prior to the war, Stanhope had considerable talents.  He was a gifted student and athlete in college, and described as a "natural leader."  His gifts are ones that are valued in war. Physically, Stanhope is described as a "child" at heart and looking like a "boy."  Yet, what Stanhope experiences moves him far away from such...

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