In “An Inspector Calls” how does J.B. Priestley use dramatic devices to convey his concerns and ideas to the members of the audience, as well as interest and involve them in the play?

In “An Inspector Calls” how does J.B. Priestley use dramatic devices to convey his concerns and ideas to the members of the audience, as well as interest and involve them in the play? 


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In "An Inspector Calls" how does J.B. Priestley use dramatic devices
to convey his concerns and ideas to the members of the audience,
as well as interest and involve them in the play?

An inspector calls is a mystery, suspense thriller.

"No, I've never wanted to play." Priestley shows the…

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always about the money and furthermore wants them to take responsibility for their actions

J.B. Priestley's main concerns were to show the Birlings and also the audience of the play that even
the smallest of actions can have enormous effects. He proves this by showing that after Eva Smith
got…

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gives the audience a sense of curiosity and suspense; you just want someone to quickly open the
door to see who it is. The doorbell interrupted their important dinner so it had to be somebody
important, and we further come to notice it is someone unexpected when the narrator says,…

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Priestley emphasises the difference between the upper and lower classes very strongly throughout
the play. He uses the Birling family as a representative of the Upper Class and Eva Smith as a
representative of the Lower Class. Priestley shows how in 1912, Upper Class citizens, such as the
Birlings had…

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