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    An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestly The task I have been set and the purpose of this essay is to consider the many ways in which J.B. Priestly uses the character of Inspector Goole as a dramatic device in the play An Inspector Calls. I aim to discuss, in this essay, the character's reactions to the inspector and the type of relationships formed between them. I shall discuss the Inspector's entrance and exit and also his final speech. I shall also talk about the many ways the inspector

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    An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestly The play, ‘An Inspector calls’ was written by J.B Priestly in 1945. The play is set in 1912 shortly before the First World War and the voyage of the famous titanic, which sank after being hit by an iceberg. Many ironic references are made concerning these events for example Mr Birling describes the titanic as, “The Titanic-she sails next week-forty six eight hundred tons-and every luxury-and unsinkable absolutely unsinkable”. The play was later performed

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    How does Priestly keep the attention of the audience in Act 1? Inspector calls was set in 1912, it was written in 1945, and was performed in 1946. Priestly wanted to show his views, so he created a performance called ‘Inspector Calls’ to show that he cares for others, so Priestly maintains interest by using various different devices, and that’s what my essay will be about, the various devices that Priestly used the keep the attention of the audience. Firstly, the play has got a pace, which

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    Directing A New Production Of An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestly, With Special Reference To Act Two, Page 33 (in Heinemann Plays An Inspector Calls), And The Characters Of The Inspector And Mrs. Birling The two characters that I have chosen - the in The two characters that I have chosen from the play, 'An Inspector Calls', are the Inspector and Mrs. Birling. I chose these characters because they have very contrasting personalities. The Inspector is called 'Goole', which symbolises a

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    Marching to another beat

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    departs into the frivolous fashion world for a job, is initiated through a series of trying tasks, and finally returns back to her regular life with a greater understanding of moral justice. After quickly refusing the job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, Andy eventually accepts it, and is thrown into despair until she finds aid in Nigel, another employee. Andy is furious when Miranda dismisses her abruptly with “That’s all” (Frankel, The Devil Wears Prada) during her job interview. Her uneasiness

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    central role, it reduces him a little to refer to him as 'just' a staging device. In order to understand the full significance of Inspector Goole, it is worth exploring how his primary role works and then looking at what further significance JB Priestly attaches to him. The opening scene of the play presents a solidly respectable upper middle class family at ease with itself and the world. They are at a dinner celebrating Gerald Croft's engagement to Sheila Birling and Mr Birling is holding

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    choice to be wherever is comfortable for us. In the movie “ The Devil Wears Prada”(2006) by director David Frankel, Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway) choose to lean in and change herself in order to work for the editor-in-chief of American Runway Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), but in the end of the movie Andrea decide to leave her job because as much as successful she is, she is not happy. While Andrea and Miranda were in the car, Andrea said “What if this is not what I want, I mean what If I don 't want

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    I am going to explain how I would direct the final part of Act3 in order to highlight the dramatic tension and to show the audience Priestly's message concerning social responsibility! -Introduction- In 1945 JB Priestly made a play called "An inspector calls". Priestly belived that tho's who were wealthier should pay more taxes. So the government could pay for a state wellfair like NHS and education. He believed this because he was a socialist and belived in fairness. He knew lower

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    Fueled by her keen fashion sense, Cassandra plans to investigate the field of fashion journalism with the hopes of one day working for E TV. Cassandra got the chance to interview Nina Garcia, her favorite fashion journalist, and asked her a questions about her career choice. She asked her about how she got into fashion, what her dream job was, how much internships she had, and much more. Nina Garcia is a fashion journalist from Columbia and has appeared on many television shows and magazines.

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    AT THE END OF MOST PLAY, SOME CHARACTERS HAVE CHANGED AND SOME HAVE NOT. DISCUSS TWO CHARCTERS: ONE WHO CHANGES, AND ONE WHO DOESN’T IN THE PLAY CALLED “AN INSPECTOR CALLS” – BY J.B. PRIESTLY The play ‘An Inspector Calls” by J.B Priestly, is set on an April evening in 1912. The play concerns the Birling family and Gerald Croft quietly celebrating over Gerald and (Mr. Birling’s daughter) Sheila Birling’s engagement, when an Inspector arrives unexpectedly amidst their family celebration to enquire

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