An Inspector Calls:Eric Birling

some points needed to know about Eric

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  • Eric Birling
    • His addiction to alcohol makes him an unstable, weaker character and as he drinks that could be the cause of what lead him to having a one night stand with Eva Smith.
    • he has a social awakening as Priestly creates  an impression towards to the younger generation.
    • He is concerned about the welfare of Eva Smith and his baby.
    • He seems embarrassed and awkward from the very beginning, highlighting that he's got flaws as he's hiding something.
    • He sees his parents in a new light and his appalled by his parents inability to admit their responsibility. 'i'm ashamed of you'.
    • Eric ' guffaws' suggesting that he knows about Gerald's affair, he doesn't tell Sheila as he has secrets to hide.

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