An Inspector calls Act 1- Birling's reaction to interrogation by the Inspector

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  • Birling's reaction to interrogation by the Inspector
    • Structure - Why now?
      • Slow pace
      • Birling controls Eric
        • This shows that as soon as the Inspector enters Birling is powerless.
          • Birling is getting over powered by both Inspector and Eric
      • Birling is getting over powered by both Inspector and Eric
      • Class point has been laboured to irritate the audience.
        • Possible reactions by a 1945 audience.
          • The use of 'Sir George' irritates the audience as the large class divide no longer existed.
          • Eric is the voice of the audience so is supported
    • Possible reactions by a 1945 audience.
      • The use of 'Sir George' irritates the audience as the large class divide no longer existed.
      • Eric is the voice of the audience so is supported
    • Actions symbolic of the Edwardian man.
      • Golf
      • Schooling
      • Varsity
    • Use of language
      • ''Country bred''
        • Objectified
        • Poor
        • Controllable
      • Birling is stressed as he is picking on Birling
      • ''Wretched girl.''
        • She is a working woman
          • Birling assumes control over her.
        • Birling assumes sympathy over Eva
          • Eva does not want sympathy she wants money and support.

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