An Inspector Calls

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'girls of that class'
this alludes that she is happy to judge people upon their class, which she is stereotyping and prejudice.
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'please don't contridict me like that'
this suggests that Mrs Birling doesn't think her daughter should have oppsing views. Thinks her age makes her superior.
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'you know, my husband was Lord Mayor only two years ago and that he's still a magistrate'
this alludes that she is similar to her husband Birling as she thinks her social status can buy her favour, which also shows she's happy to take part in corruptness of the system and is ironic seeing Birling is part of law system, which shows she als
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'i'm very sorry. But i think she only had herself to blame'
suggesting that she is not willing to take any responsibility, which makes the reader feel sympathy for her.
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'i've done nothing wrong- and you know it'
suggesting to the audience that she is challenging others to agree with her, can't see that she is wrong, which the audience impression of her are arrogance and unwillingness to learn.
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'go and look for the father of the child. it's his responsibilty'
it alludes that she is being traped by the inspector and she changes after when she realises it's Eric. she is egar to, which alludes to the audience that she is naive about Eric.
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'she was giving herself ridiculous airs'
this suggests that she feels offended that Eva called herself Mrs Birling, which shows that she believes in class system and doesn't like others rising and pretending to be someone who they are not.
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'so rude....so assertive'
this alludes to the audience that he attacks the inspector himself, rather than his argument.
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'he didn't belong to her class, and was some drunken young idler'
the audience at this point realizes that it could have been Eric and Priestly makes a dramatic irony, which causes the audience to be frustrated.
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'but surely.....i mean.....it's ridiculous.....(she stops, and exchanges a frightened glance with her husband.)'
this empathesis the realisation as in the beginning she was sure of what she was saying, however she is unsure.
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'i won't believe it'
this alludes that she is naive as she doesn't want to believe it.
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Card 2

Front

'please don't contridict me like that'

Back

this suggests that Mrs Birling doesn't think her daughter should have oppsing views. Thinks her age makes her superior.

Card 3

Front

'you know, my husband was Lord Mayor only two years ago and that he's still a magistrate'

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

'i'm very sorry. But i think she only had herself to blame'

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

'i've done nothing wrong- and you know it'

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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