Gerald Quotes

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  • Created on: 02-08-18 12:49
'well-bred young-man about town'
Suggests wealth
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'could I say something to my mother about this?'
Suggests the news about Birling is important to him and reiterates that his family sees the Birling's as below them.
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'Yes. We can keep it from him'
Shows his desire to conceal the truth and uphold his reputation
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'Wouldn't you rather I was out of this?'
Finds the situation awkward and doesn't want to be involved in a scandal. He is concerned the whole business could ruin his reputation.
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'Why should you? it's bound to be unpleasant and disturbing'
Reflects the social attitude at the time
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'I've admitted it and I'm sorry Sheila
Expects Sheila to just forgive him instantly
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'What about this ring?'
Gerald is not very affected by the whole situation and expects everything to go back to normal now that he knows there is no scandal
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'We've been had'
Once he finds out they're not in trouble with the police, all his worries disappear
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Card 2

Front

'could I say something to my mother about this?'

Back

Suggests the news about Birling is important to him and reiterates that his family sees the Birling's as below them.

Card 3

Front

'Yes. We can keep it from him'

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

'Wouldn't you rather I was out of this?'

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

'Why should you? it's bound to be unpleasant and disturbing'

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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