Inspector Goole Charecterisation

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  • Inspector Goole
    • stage lighting: 'pink and intimate' --> 'brighter and harder'
      • SYMBOLISM
        • intimacy of family life--> exposes the family
    • CONNATATION of ghoul
      • link to death
      • Supernatural (sent from afterlife?)
        • warning from future
          • 'The time will soon come when, if men will not learn that lesson, they will be taught it in fire, blood and anguish' (three last words come in bible COULD BE HELL)
            • RELIGIOUS POWERFUL LANGUAGE (in final speech)
              • Not a normal police inspector
            • about hell/ about war
    • 'an impression of massiveness, solidity and purposefulnes
      • Threatening
        • PERSONIFICATION of their guilt
        • Not a normal police inspector
    • 'burnt her inside out
      • shocking language
        • Makes people feel guilty
    • If there's nothing else,we'll have to share our guilt
      • everyone's responsible THEME
      • Our
        • Includes everyone (even audience)
          • VOICE OF SOCIAL CONSCIENCE
            • VOICE OF J.B Priestley
    • 'You're daughter isn't living on the moon'
      • 'You think that young women ought to be protected against unpleasant and disturbing things'
        • equality
          • VOICE OF J.B Priestley
    • 'You have no hope of not discussing it'
      • Figure of authority (controls what is going on)
        • doesn't change as others change around him
          • catalyst
    • 'We are members of one body. We are responsible for each other'
      • 'There are millions of john smiths and eva smiths'
        • treat each other equally
        • This is not the only case
          • VOICE OF SOCIAL CONSCIENCE
            • Eva smith is a symbol for all other people like her.
              • Take responsibility for actions towards others THEME
        • Of course he knows, he always knows
          • all knowing
      • CONNATATION of ghoul
        • link to death
        • Supernatural (sent from afterlife?)
          • warning from future
            • 'The time will soon come when, if men will not learn that lesson, they will be taught it in fire, blood and anguish' (three last words come in bible COULD BE HELL)
              • RELIGIOUS POWERFUL LANGUAGE (in final speech)
                • about hell/ about war

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