The Language of ''An Inspector Calls''
Language shows Social Attitudes
Birlings and Crofts see themselves as 'respectable' citizens - of the 'right' social class. Men are referred to as 'chaps'. Gerald calls Mr Birling 'Sir'
''By Jingo'' - Arthur Birling says when he disovers that they have all been decieved by the Inspector. It is a middle class phrase of the time.
Euphmisms are used when the characters find something offensive.
1) Eva/Daisy ''went on the streets'' where she led ''another kind of life'' and became a ''woman of the town'' - Euphamisms for becoming…