An Inspector Calls

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When was the play set?
the play was set in 1912.
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When was the play written?
The play was written in 1945
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What do we learn about JB Priestley?
He was concerned about the consquences of social inequality in Britain
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How would you describe Arthur Birling?
Arthur is described as a heavy looking person who has worked is way up in the world. he is also optimistic about the future, he is also decsribed as extremley selfish.
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Do you think Mrs Birling would take responsibility for her actions towards Eva/Daisy smith?
No because she doesnt think girls of that class have morals, she also tries to deny everything that the inspectors says to her. She links to her husband becasue she doesnt think she has done anything wrong. Sybil is also a cold hearted women.
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How much do you think sheila chnages throughout the play?
Sheila changes alot during the play as she starts to take the blame for her part of killing this girl. She shows intellegence towards Gerald. She learns the message the inspector is giving to her and starts to become more muture about it.
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How would you describe Eric ?
Eric is immuture, guilt for what he has done to Eva/Daisy smith, you could also describe him as a heavy drinker.
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What does Eric show in the quote "why shouldnt they try for higher wages"?
he shows empathy to the workers.
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Does he have a good relationship with his father?
No as Mr Birling only cares about business before other people, plus there is also tension between them.
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When was the play written?

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The play was written in 1945

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How would you describe Arthur Birling?

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Do you think Mrs Birling would take responsibility for her actions towards Eva/Daisy smith?

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