AIC: Characters

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  • AIC: Characters
    • ARTHUR BIRLING
      • Wealthy man in his 50s
      • Was not born into money and had to earn it
      • Motivated by success and money
      • Ambitious but selfish character
      • Proud that his daughter Shelia is getting married
    • SYBIL BIRLING
      • Wife of Arthur Birling
      • Looks down on others / is disrespectful
      • Not bothered by death of Eva/Daisy
      • Is rude to the Inspector
    • SHELIA BIRLING
      • Nicer than parents
      • Feels bad for Eva/Daisy's death
      • Is perspective
      • Suspicious of Inspector at start
      • Daughter of Arthur & Sybil
    • ERIC BIRLING
      • Son of Arthur & Sybil
      • Is drunk during play; parents discover his drink problem
      • Has a social-consonance like his sister
      • Kind character, like his sister
      • Tries to help Eva/Daisy
      • Has sense of responsibility but is confused, frustrated and guilty
    • GERALD CROFT
      • Tries to challenge Inspector
      • Marriage to Shelia will help her parent's social standing
      • Difficult character to understand
      • Not as ashamed as Eric and Shelia but not as aggressive as Sybil and Arthur
    • INSPECTOR GOOLE
      • Various questions can be raised about character
      • Understands about Eva/Daisy's death before it happens
      • Opens up characters to understand their links to Eva/Daisy
      • Clever character

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