Gerald character mind map

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  • Created on: 25-09-18 19:50
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  • Gerald
    • Evasive
      • when the truth comes out about his affair with Eva he tries to avoid the subject.
        • "All right. I knew her. Let’s leave it at that."
          • Abrupt line shows he wants to close down the topic as soon as possible
    • Priestley's viwes
      • Uses Gerald to attack upper-class of post war Britain
        • Despite outward appearances(Gerald described as "attractive" and "well bred" chap)
        • this class still capable of questionable behaviour.
        • Priestley also suggests they saw themselves above the problems of the working class.
          • Gerald tries to get himself and the Birlings out of trouble
  • "gave me a glance that was nothing less than a cry for help."
    • Honest
      • Gerald
        • Evasive
          • when the truth comes out about his affair with Eva he tries to avoid the subject.
            • "All right. I knew her. Let’s leave it at that."
              • Abrupt line shows he wants to close down the topic as soon as possible
        • Priestley's viwes
          • Uses Gerald to attack upper-class of post war Britain
            • Despite outward appearances(Gerald described as "attractive" and "well bred" chap)
            • this class still capable of questionable behaviour.
            • Priestley also suggests they saw themselves above the problems of the working class.
              • Gerald tries to get himself and the Birlings out of trouble
    • use of emotive language 'cry for help' makes us realise that he genuinely felt sorry for her and wanted to help her.

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