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Journey's End. In this scene, we see Stanhope and Raleigh confronting each other.
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In what ways does Stanhope attempt to assert his authority over Raleigh in this scene, and is he ultimately?
In this scene, we see Stanhope and Raleigh confronting each other. Stanhope, again, is he intimidating and radiating hostility, trying to manipulate people. Raleigh is confused by Stanhope's attitude but stands his ground, and doesn't let Stanhope push him around.
Stanhope start the scene with mimicking Raleigh's answer to his question "You didn't think I-er-what?" - his repetition of Raleigh's hesitation makes him a bully, who is poking at a person's shortcomings. Stanhope counters everything that Raleigh says with a question, "And why do you think I asked you - if I didn't mind?" making this seem like an interrogation. Raleigh is confused and apologises, hoping that this would ease Stanhope's hostility towards him. This eases Stanhope slightly as he says "Well, we've kept your dinner. It's ready for you here" but Stanhope tenses again as he finds out that Raleigh ate with the soldiers - "Are you telling me - you've been feeding with the men?" . Stanhope intimidates Raleigh by turning his words around, "So you take your orders from Sergeant Baker, do you?" - insinuating that
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