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Mrs Birling is one of the principle characters in An inspector calls ­ she is used to portray the idealistic
views held by the upperclass at the time. Mrs Birling is presented by Priestly as the body of Capitalism ­
by portraying her in a negative light allows the reader to draw assumptions between the negative
characteristics portrayed by Mrs Birling and the negative aspects of a capitalist society, which is what
Priestly intended to do.…read more

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Mrs Birling shows no remorse for her actions ­ claiming ,' I consider I did my duty,' and 'I've done simply
nothing wrong,' here she refuses to take even the slightest bit of responsibility in the death of Eva Smith
which suggests one of the themes used by Priestly of the notion of change in the older and younger
generation.…read more


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