[Answered] 6. Which of the following sentences from “The Destructors” best supports the theme of fallen pride? O“It was the word beautiful that

6. Which of the following sentences from “The Destructors” best supports the theme of fallen

pride?

O“It was the word beautiful that worried him—that belonged to a class world that you could still see
parodied at the Wormsley Common Empire by a man wearing a top hat and a monocle, with a haw-haw
accent.
O“Driven by the pure, simple and altruistic ambition of fame for the gang, Blackie came back to where T
stood in the shadow of Old Misery’s wall.”
O“All this hate and love,” he said, ‘it’s soft, it’s hooey. There’s only things, Blackie,’ and he looked round
the room crowded with the unfamiliar shadows of half things, broken things, former things.”
O “One moment the house had stood there with such dignity between the bomb-sites like a man in a top
hat, and then, bang, crash, there wasn’t anything left-not anything.”
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