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    Inspector Goole

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    Can a simple inspection turn people’s minds around? Well, Inspector Goole certainly turned the Birling’s mind around, by inspecting them one by one. During his inspection we see the effect he has on the play. He represents Priestley’s central themes, and sends a message to the audience, stating that everything we do or say can affect other people’s lives. And by his mysterious appearance we are able to see that he plays an important role in the play. The Inspector helps moves the story forward.

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    The Role of Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls In the work, An Inspector Calls, Inspector Goole role has been a described as a staging device.  Yet, defining Inspector Goole as meerly a staging device implies that he is not a character in his own right but exists simply as a way of exploring the personalities and lives of other, more fully rounded, characters. While it is true that An Inspector Calls would not work without Inspector Goole's central role, it reduces him a little to refer

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    What is the function of Inspector Goole in J.B.Priestley’s play, An Inspector Calls? An Inspector Calls was written in 1945 by John Boynton Priestley. The play was set in 1912 two years before the first world war so from this their would have been irony as the audience would know. The play is set in a dining room in the Birling’s residence in Brumley, North Midlands which was a fictional industrial city. At the time the play was set the world was a very class conscience place with higher

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    Analyse J.B. Preistly’s Presentation of Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls ‘An Inspector Calls’ is a play written by J.B. Preistly in 1945 after WW2. The play was set in 1912 just before WW1, this date was chosen to show the contrasts of the two orders and to help J.B.Preistly’s message of the play become clearer. In the world in1945, as I’ve said, it was the end of WW2 and the Labour Party had been elected for government for the first time. Preistly’s message of the play is that he

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    acted very authoritive with Inspector Goole and was completely taken aback when the Inspector didn’t treat him with the respect he thought he deserved. He is also ruthless, as it is proven when at least twice he offered the Inspector a bribe just to keep his mouth shut. When everything comes out about Eva Smith he is more worried about his reputation than the fact that he helped in leading a young girl to suicide. And when it turns out that there is no Inspector Goole he feels much better because he knows

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    The Dramatic Function of Inspector Goole Inspector Goole is an enigma; we never even discover his first name. While the other characters all develop and change in some way from the beginning to the end of the play Goole remains the same, emotionless and determined. He also frequently repeats "I haven't much time", while seemingly having all the time in the world for the inquiry. While spelled differently, Goole is pronounced the same as the word 'ghoul', which means a malevolent spirit or

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    The Role of Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls In this essay I will be discussing the role of Inspector Goole in the play ‘An Inspector Calls’. I will be commenting on the effect Inspector Goole has on the other characters around him. I will also be analysing dialogue to see how it helps to motivate the characters around him. I will also analyse and interpret the theme of the play. I will also look closely at how J B Priestley makes good use of historical context. Being set in 1912

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    The Importance of the Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls In this essay I am going to analyse the role of the inspector. I shall look at his importance as a ‘conscience’ figure, his effect on characters and as a dramatic tool. Firstly, I will look at the evidence we have about the ‘ghostly’ side of the character, the evidence I have about the inspector being a ‘ghost’ is that he knows an awful lot on the future and what is about to happen to Eva Smith, about her past life, what she did

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    has occurred in the city of Brumley. The Birling family, Eva Smith (also known as Dairy Renton), Gerald Croft, and Inspector Goole are the main characters of the play. Each member of the Birling family and Gerald Croft met Eva Smith in a way that may have been the cause of her suicide. The family is having a good time until they get a knock on the door from Inspector Goole, which changes everything for the Birling family. The play is set in 1912 at the Birling’s home. They are all celebrating the

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    Comparing Inspector Goole and Authur Birling Works Cited Missing Introduction ============ In this essay I will be talking about an Inspector calls. A well-written play by J.B priestly in 1945. I will compare and contrast Inspector Goole and Authur Birling, to do this I will talk about the characters in the play, the use of dramatic irony which priestly uses within the play to maintain the audience's interests, how priestly builds up suspense where the play is set, and how the play effects

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