An Inspector Calls - stage directions

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  • An Inspector Calls - stage directions
    • "Arthur Birling at one end and has wife at the other"
      • physical distance symbolises their emotional distance
      • represents gender inequality - men and women aren't equal
    • "lighting should be pink and intimate until the Inspector arrives then it should be brighter and harder"
      • pink and intimate symbol - rose tinted glass
        • Birlings are deluded
      • brighter light symbol  revelation of truth
        • truth is revealed by inspector through the play
    • used to convey by Priestley major themes in the play
    • allows audience to know what kind of people they are


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