Mrs Birling

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  • Mrs Birling
    • 'A rather cold woman... her husband's social superior'
      • Arrogant and cold, rarely shows any affection.
        • Has little respect for her children and the lower class- traditional and set in her old ways.
    • Responsibility
      • I did nothing I'm ashamed of
        • Not accepting any responsibility when she realises she was involved in the chain of events, only cares about status.
    • 'Please don't contradict me like that'
      • Is not used to being disagreed with.
    • A girl of that sort
      • Refuses to help Eva Smith who she assumes has copied her name and takes offence
      • She uncaringly left Eva alone, pregnant and penniless.
  • 'Please don't contradict me like that'
    • Is not used to being disagreed with.
  • Is another representative of the older generation
    • A powerful influence of her local area
      • Mrs Birling
        • 'A rather cold woman... her husband's social superior'
          • Arrogant and cold, rarely shows any affection.
            • Has little respect for her children and the lower class- traditional and set in her old ways.
        • Responsibility
          • I did nothing I'm ashamed of
            • Not accepting any responsibility when she realises she was involved in the chain of events, only cares about status.
        • A girl of that sort
          • Refuses to help Eva Smith who she assumes has copied her name and takes offence
          • She uncaringly left Eva alone, pregnant and penniless.
      • Prominent member of the Brumley Women's Charity Organisation
  • Despite her charity work- she does not understand the hardships suffered by Eva.
    • 'We are learning something tonight'
      • Very Ironic- she's oblivious to the fact she's one of the reasons for Eva's death.

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