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An Inspector Calls

- Class (Social class/status/power)
Mr Birling - his wifes social inferior - maybe thats why he married her. He is always tryong to impress gerald because gerarld is higher than him in the social ranking and also tells him about the potential knighthood. He brings up the fact he is a Magistrate, he was Lord Mayor, and his connections with the Brumley police force to try and intimate the inspector.
Mrs Birling is clearly aware of class distinctions and she never forgets ''Girls of that class''
Sheila uses her status and authority to get Eva sacked from her job at Milwards.
Gerald - although had some affection for Eva, used his authoirty ''i made the people at the Country find some


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