Key Quotes for Characters: An Inspector Calls and Of Mice and Men

Hey, don't know if this will help you at all but there's a list of the characters in n  inspector calls and key quotes that would be helpful if you learnt them from memory and a list of themes and relationships in Of Mice and Men, for the AQA English Literature exam, hope this can help you!


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Name Page no. Quote
Sheila 19 But these girls aren't cheap labour - they're people
32 We really must stop these silly pretences
71 Mentions some of the inspectors quotes, morals
Eric 59 He was our police inspector all right
68 You lot may be letting yourselves out nicely, but I cant
55 You don't understand anything, you never did, you never even tried
Gerald Not really anything that is of great importance, calculating, aristocrat.
Mr Birling 12 `Yes, yes. Horrid business'
63 Makes all the difference
15 They'd soon be asking for the earth
Mrs Birling 47 I accept no blame for it at all
50 Sheila I don't understand your attitude
Inspector 56 His whole speech
41 Responsibilities as well as privileges
15 It's better to ask for the world than to take it
overall 10 and The word `joke' is used just before something bad happens, the inspector
72 comes, then the phone wrings
George and Live off the fatta the `lan
Lennie Followed his words admiringly, and moved his lips to keep up
`I want you to stay with me Lennie' `I aint gonna let em hurt Lennie'
Women Men and women don't understand each other
Only women are Curleys wife, Susy, girl in weed and aunt Clara, all give a
bad impression of what women were like `God damn trap'
Dreams George and Lennie dream of a better life, Candy and crooks try to get
involved, George speaks `rhythmically' about the dram, gets `entranced'
by it and at the end says `I think I knowed we'd never do her'
Some characters have different dream though. Curley's wife wants to be a
movie star and the others just want to get away.
Destiny The characters have no control, `you hadda George' when he killed Lennie
`I guess we got to get him' also about Lennie shows that other people had
more control than they did of themselves.
Death Lennie killed a mouse, slim drowned 4 puppies, Carlson kills the dog,
Lennie kills the puppy and Curleys wife then Lennie is killed. Like its part f
ranch life. Death ends everyone's dream.
Discrimination Lennie: Disability make people think he's stupid
Crooks: Black and disabled
Candy : Old and gets in the way
Curleys wife: a useless woman
All due to society in America at this time, all left alone together (chapter 4)
Symbolism Light and dark symbol hope and despair `it'll be dark before long'
Red is used a lot, shows danger, girl in Weeds dress, Curley's wife, danger
and blood


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