characters and quotes

3 quotes for each character  1 in scene 1/2 1 in scene 2/3 1 in final 5 pages

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Birling
'Cigar?'-parading of wealth '[...]she had to go'-disrespect for the working classes 'younger generation who know it all'-still unwilling to change
1 of 6
Mrs B
'Women of the town'-euphamism for female working classes 'Gross impertinance'-old fashioned language 'They're over tired'-treating Eric and Sheila as kiddies
2 of 6
Eric
'Suddenly I felt Ijust had to laugh'-way a drunk would speak 'she thought she wasgoing to have a baby'-admitting making Eva pregnant 'it frightens me too'-angered by Birling's attitude to suicide
3 of 6
Sheila
'I'm sorr. daddy'-portrayed as a kiddy 'so I'm really responsible?'-realizing that she was involved in the suicide 'it was anything but a joke'-she knows, like Eric, the suicide to have really happened
4 of 6
Gerald
'Awfully busy at the works'-proves disloyalty to Sheila at that time 'ididn't feel about her as she felt about me'-feeling sorrow for Eva 'what about this ring?'-wanting to propose to Sheila'
5 of 6
Inspector
'She was in great agony'-graphic, vivd imagery of Eva's suicide 'we are members of one body'-collectivist ideas similar to Priestley's 'telephone rings sharply'-shows that play is circular, stage direction
6 of 6

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'Women of the town'-euphamism for female working classes 'Gross impertinance'-old fashioned language 'They're over tired'-treating Eric and Sheila as kiddies

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Mrs B

Card 3

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'Suddenly I felt Ijust had to laugh'-way a drunk would speak 'she thought she wasgoing to have a baby'-admitting making Eva pregnant 'it frightens me too'-angered by Birling's attitude to suicide

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Card 4

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'I'm sorr. daddy'-portrayed as a kiddy 'so I'm really responsible?'-realizing that she was involved in the suicide 'it was anything but a joke'-she knows, like Eric, the suicide to have really happened

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Card 5

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'Awfully busy at the works'-proves disloyalty to Sheila at that time 'ididn't feel about her as she felt about me'-feeling sorrow for Eva 'what about this ring?'-wanting to propose to Sheila'

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