An Inspector Calls

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'after all, y'know, we're respectable citizens and not criminals'
trying to allude his class and status. the word 'respectable' related to not being a 'criminal'.
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'it's a favourite haunt of women of the town'
Gerald who is after all 'respectable' is happy to socailise in a place with prostitutes, which makes the audience feel he is suspicious
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'long exciting and tiring day'
its alluding that he is patronising Shelia
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'[Daisy] gave me a glance that was nothing less than a cry for help'
this suggests that he had a natural desire to protect her and 'nothing less' implies that he is interpreting her look and justifying his behavior.
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' You were the wonderful Fairy Prince'
he took advantge of his wealth and his social status and the relationship with Eva Smith/Daisy Renton was even.
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'Yes we can keep it from her'
Gerald is keen to absove himself to have any responsibility.
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'I didn't ask for anything in return'
it alludes to the audience that he is honest and generous, which he gave her hope, however he let her down.
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The Inspector name 'Goole'
suggesting something supernatural about the Inspector and he creates a sense of mystery around him, therefore a sense of unease towards the audience and the Birling's. The audience would relate his name to a ghost as he makes points by his knowledge
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Card 2

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'it's a favourite haunt of women of the town'

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Gerald who is after all 'respectable' is happy to socailise in a place with prostitutes, which makes the audience feel he is suspicious

Card 3

Front

'long exciting and tiring day'

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

'[Daisy] gave me a glance that was nothing less than a cry for help'

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

' You were the wonderful Fairy Prince'

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