An Inspector Calls -Characters

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    • Birling
      • Proud father, head of the family.
      • Grows to dislike the Inspector as the play goes on.
      • Capitalist.
      • He is very opinionated.
    • Mrs Birling
      • Last to admit she did anything wrong.
      • Refuses to take any responsibility
      • Is the last person to affect Eva Smith/Daisy Renton.
      • Dislikes and doesn't trust the Inspector from the beginning.
    • Inspector Goole
      • Changes the atmosphere of the play.
      • Gets the truth out of everyone
      • Cold and emotionally detached from the characters especially Sheila
      • Conflicts with Birling most of all
    • Gerald
      • Positive he had nothing to do with Eva Smith until he heard she changed her name to Daisy Renton.
      • Is the one that brings up the idea that the Inspector is fake
      • Agrees with Birling on everything at the beginning of the play
      • Is engaged to Sheila
    • Eric
      • Eva Smith/Daisy Renton was carrying his child
      • Is the saddest at the end of the play
      • Loses the most and would suffer the most through public humiliation.
      • Part of the 'Younger Generation' that Birling thinks is wrong
    • Sheila
      • Cared the most about Eva Smith/Daisy Renton.
      • Is the most likley to change
      • Engaged to Gerald but returns the ring later in the play.
      • Her and Eric have the saddest reactions to Eva Smith/Dasiy Renton's death







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