What is Gerald's relation to the Birlings?
He is engaged to Sheila Birling.
Why are Gerald's family NOT at the engagement part
Either: They are abroad or... They do not approve of the engagement due to class differences
Why does the light in the setting arrangements cha
To make the room more revealing and uncovered- the characters are spotlighted and cannot escape
Who are Eva Smith and Daisy Renton?
The same person: a girl who committed suicide because of various events that are linked to the Birlings and Sheila
How did the working class girl die?
She committed suicide by drinking disinfectant
What is Mr. Birling's crime?
He fired Eva Smith for asking for more pay
What is Sheila Birling's crime?
She was jealous of Eva Smith, and thought she was laughing at her. Sheila complained, and caused Eva Smith to lose her job.
What is Gerald Croft's crime?
He kept Daisy Renton as his mistress, before breaking things off with her. He was in a relationship with Sheila at the time.
What is Mrs Birling's crime?
She refused charity to Eva/Daisy because she lied about her story, at first. Mrs Birling was predejuced.
What is Eric Birling's crime?
Whist drunk, he force Eva/Daisy to have sexual intercourse with him. and got her pregnant
What technique does J.B. Priestley use to make Mr
Dramatic irony. Either: Titanic ('it wont sink...') War ('the Germans dont want war...') Port/cider ('just like your father has' - trying to impress)