The Boy Comes Home One Act Play Summary
The Boy Comes Home Summary
The play is a fateful event in the family affairs of Uncle James, a successful businessman who believes in strict discipline. Philip, the young nephew of Uncle James, comes home after four years of active war services in the army.
He is now a mature young man though only 21. He gets up late against the strict orders of his uncle to get up early. Uncle James is angry to see that Philip has violated the strict rules of his discipline. He presses Philip to join him in his jam business.
But Philip refuses to do so, holding that he would prefer to be an architect. His uncle refuses to give him the money for that job. Philip takes out his revolver. Uncle James gives in. but suddenly Philip announces to join the business of his uncle. It is a favourable change for the family.
For the improvement of mental qualities, strong-willed, attention, reaction to signals, perception of space, time, muscle efforts and others, physical exercises and certain kinds of sports are of great importance. Moreover, the influence of the latter on the development of mental qualities is not the same. The specificity of each specific sport determines the activity of the corresponding mental functions and the degree of their manifestation.