An Inspector Calls End of act 1: Sheila and Gerald.

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  • End of Act 1: Sheila and Gerald
    • Structure: Pace, shifts, changes, tension, climax.
      • Inspector leads interrogations, quick, sharp questions.
      • Al of the Inspectors interrogations are structured the same way.
      • Fast pace
      • Sheila's long speech incriminates her.
      • Every time something important happens the pace quickens.
      • Gerald's  affair is the climax of act 1
    • Edwardian women vs Post war women
      • Sheila regretting her decision is untypical of an Edwardian Woman.
      • Edwardian women had to look after her image
        • Sheila is a typical Edwardian woman with typical post war woman views.
      • Sheila can handle the questions because she represents the 1945 woman she can become.
        • Sheila is resiliant
    • Use of language
      • Inspector asks brief blunt questions.
        • Sheila can handle the questions because she represents the 1945 woman she can become.
          • Sheila is resiliant
      • Sheilas speech is filled with materialistic language and personal pronouns.

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