1. What is the play’s major conflict? The minor conflict? The play’s major conflict is the loneliness experienced by the two elderly sisters, after outliving most of their relatives. The minor conflict is the sisters setting up a tea party for the newspaper boy who is supposed to collect his pay, but instead skips over their house.
After Linda leaves the room and it's just the sons, Willy says, “What a woman! They broke the mold when they made her. You know that, Biff?” Surprisingly, there is one moment in the play when Happy degrades Willy a little, but he still compliments him. He expresses how he feels about Willy by saying, “Well, let’s face it: he’s no hot-shot selling man. Except that sometimes, you have to admit, he’s a sweet personality.” After Happy and Biff left Willy in the bathroom at the restaurant, they returned home to an angry Linda.
An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley The opening scene presents the Birlings upper-middle class family at ease and perfectly contented with their law-abiding lives. It is 1912 and the family are seated at the dining table celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft. However, secrets are to be unfolded concerning the Birlings that will reveal the important message of social responsibility, of which they are lacking. The naÃ¯ve family is brought to question after the suicide of a young woman and they are forced to face facts they would rather ignore by a mysterious Inspector Goole. Before the Inspector arrives, the family are completely oblivious to the events to come, and ignorant of their own actions.
She is not stupid and we know that she is very suspicious of Gerald's absence last summer. When on hearing the news, of Eva Smiths death, she is shocked. Through out the play Sheila seems aware of her parent's ignorance and at one point she tries to stop her mother doing some thing she will regret because she under stand s what the inspector is doing At the start during the dinner both of the characters are very happy and are drinking and eating. They begin to have a conversation and Mr Birling tells them that "just because the miners came out on strike, there's a lot of wild talk about labour trouble in the near future." And then he go... ... middle of paper ... ...hat help ruin the country for last twenty years.
Before the dinner she tells Bryce about her uncle and tells him she doesn't want to speak to him again, not ever. After dinner she apologizes for the way she acted. Bryce is upset that she apologizes, because that means that she doesn't care enough to hold a grudge. She continues to have mixed feelings when the basket boy auction is just around the corner. She hears that... ... middle of paper ... ...nk Flipped is a very awesome book that i think is bases on a love story and friendship.
While Franny was dining with her boyfriend, Lane, she describes the atmosphere around her and how she feels about the theatre department and how sick she is of everyone close to her. “I’m not afraid to compete. It’s just the opposite. Don’t you see that? I’m afraid I will – compete – that’s what scares me.
Then he with his friends family and all of them started to insult Scrooge because he did not came to the dinner and when the ghost of Christmas present showed how was the dinner of Fred’s family started insulting him and after that he decided to change. The ghost of Christmas past was in one room in Scrooges house when he found him. The ghost was laughing a lot because all the presents the people was receiving or having fun they would made him laugh. Them=n he showed to Scrooge the dinner of his cousin Fred. In that dinner Fred’s family started to indult Scrooge and he become very sad and after that he was starting to change.
An old, goggle-eyed' man, who was well known for being a womanising fraud by many people in Brumley, was harassing Daisy and she was trapped. Gerald took it upon himself to help the young girl. He approached the old man and told him the manager has an urgent message for him, as the old man left Daisy, Gerald offered to take her somewhere a bit more quiet and so he took her to the 'Country Hotel' where they had a drink and talked a little, planning to meet again two nights later. On their second meeting Gerald bought Daisy a meal and they got to know each other better, this is when he discovers Daisy is penniless, jobless and was about to be turned out of the room that she lives in because she couldn't pay rent. At that point, Gerald generously offers her accommodation and some money, which she accepts.
All these dramatic devices add up to a brilliant play, about a family who are having a quite night in, when they are disturbed at the dinner table, by a police inspector directing an inquiry on a girl's suicide, and as the story unravels we learn about each characters part to play. This play contains some early foreshadowing from the three characters, Eric, Gerald and Sheila. This is where there are little things that hint at important information to come later in the play. We do not however see any foreshadowing from Mr or Mrs Birling. Near the beginning of the play we learn that Eric has a drinking problem when it says, "ERIC suddenly guffaws" then Sheila says, "Now - what's the joke" and Eric replies, "I don't know - really.
The father appears to be perplexed; he cannot understand what it has to do with him. Finally he admits he sacked the girl after a pay dispute but as far as he is concerned, he bears no responsibilities. The Birling family are proud of all the money that they share; they have a lifestyle, which is an early upper middle class. The play opens at the dinner table. A knock on the door is heard.