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    • mr and mrs birling
      • conservative
        • "that a man has to mind his own business and look after himself" pg10
      • supportive of Sheila and Geralds engagement
        • allow Birlings to climb the social ladder as companies merge
          • "no longer competing but are working together" pg4
      • disregard for Eva--> no responsibility for other social classes "nothing but an elaborate sell
      • didn't care about Eric's drinking problem so much just the fact that it would implicate their social standing. "you're not the kind of father a chap could go to when he's in trouble" pg 54
      • Mr birling thinks Gerald "might have done better for himself socially" but believes his impending knighthood can bridge the gap between the landed and the new rich industrialist
      • Mrs Birling - suggest snobbery "girls of that class" pg9
        • Mrs Birling is of higher social standing than Mr birling " a rather cold woman and her husbands social superior" in some ways used to buoy his own reputation
    • Sheila and eric
      • labour party
        • "responsibility to each other" pg 56
    • Gerald
      • landed
      • representing aristocraty and how It led to power and wealth
    • Inspector Goole
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