Eva Smith Key Quotes

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Act One: Eva Smith's introduction.
Inspector Goole: 'Two hours ago a young woman died in the infirmary'
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Act One: Mr. Birling was not fond of Eva and does not care.
Mr Birling: 'Wretched girl's suicide'
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Act One: Sheila has everything yet she still wishes she looked like Eva, which shows how pretty Eva is.
Inspector says about Shelia: Sh
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Act Two: Mrs Birling is stereotyping the lower class.
Mrs Birling: 'Girls of that class-'
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Act Two: Eva was someone that an upper class man felt sorry for, which means she must have been quite enduring in the first place.
Gerald: 'I was sorry for her'
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Act Two: Perhaps Eva was everything Gerald wished that Sheila was?
Gerald: 'She was young and pretty and warm hearted and intensely grateful'
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Act Two: Eva was lovely and didn't make Gerald feel guilty.
Gerald: 'She didn't blame me at all'
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Act Two: Mrs. Birling was very unsympathetic towards Eva and would not accept any blame of what happened.
Mrs Birling: 'She only had herself to blame'
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Act Two: Mrs. Birling thinks that Eva is so poor that she has no morals and would accept money off anybody.
Mrs Birling: 'As if a girl of that sort would ever refuse money'
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Ordinary name, showing that she is an ordinary person and this could happen to anybody.
'Smith'
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Mr Birling: 'Wretched girl's suicide'

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Act One: Mr. Birling was not fond of Eva and does not care.

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Inspector says about Shelia: Sh

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Mrs Birling: 'Girls of that class-'

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Gerald: 'I was sorry for her'

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