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    The Presentation of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls J.B. Priestley was born in Yorkshire on 13th September 1894. He gained his writing experience in the years before the war 1911-1914; he did not work among professional writers; he was around “people who read a great deal, cared a lot for at least one of the arts, and preferred a real talk and hot arguments to social chit-chat.” Despite having grown up into his father’s circle of socialist friends, he found himself joining in in their

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    Analyse the character of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley. Discuss his: * Role in the play * Effect on the other characters * Stage presence When the Inspector first knocks on the front door, it is dramatic irony because Arthur just said a matter of seconds before of how he ‘might get a knighthood if we don’t get into any sort of trouble’. This is a very significant time of entering, similar to knocking over a tower of Jenga – everything one has hoped for

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    Discuss the role of the Inspector in J.B. Priestley’s play ‘An Inspector Calls.’ What is this characters main function and how effective is he? ‘An Inspector Calls’ was written by J.B. Priestley in 1945, but is set specifically in 1912. The Birlings, an upper-middle class family, are celebrating their daughter’s engagement to a business-rival’s son. Into this scene of celebration comes the Inspector, who is there to investigate the suicide of a young working class woman. In this essay I intend

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    Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley I believe that in 'An Inspector Calls' the writer uses the character of the inspector in 4 different ways; A spirit/ghost of supernatural power, to express socialism as a crank, to voice the opinions of the author and to show Birling's/societies conscience. I am going to explore how the writer uses the character of Inspector Goole as a supernatural power through which he shares his voice and also the character's consciences. The play is written

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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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    Priestley's Presentation of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls To properly answer the question, we must firstly consider what society was really like during the time that the play is based and then compare it to the time it was preformed. During the early 1900's, if you were rich, life was good. The British Empire was at its peak and trade unions were not powerful enough to cause significant grief for factory owners, such as Arthur Birling or Gerald Croft. A rich person was pretty much

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    play An Inspector Calls about a middle class family who is visited by an Inspector and interrogates them about a suicide that 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,

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    An Inspector Calls

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    An Inspector Calls "An Inspector Calls" by J.B Priestley is a play about an inspector questioning a family about the suicide of Eva Smith. At the beginning of the play the Birling are celebrating the engagement of Sheila and Gerald. They are interrupted by Inspector Goole who informs them that an Eva Smith has committed suicide. The Birling family all deny an involvement but Inspector Goole manages to piece together the facts that in some way they were all involved in her death. When Inspector

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    An Inspector Calls In act one of An Inspector Calls how does J.B Priestley use dramatic devices to convey his concerns and ideas to the members of the audience, as well as interest and involve them in his play? A traditional “whodunit” mystery reveals who the real criminal is. Inspector Calls can be addressed, as one of these mysteries however there is not a true criminal in the story, as nobody literally killed Eva Smith but the members of the Birling family all had a part to play in

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    An Inspector calls is set in 1912 and was written for a 1946 audience. What can it have to offer an audience in 2002? An Inspector calls. 'An Inspector calls' was written by J.B. Priestly in 1945, and was first shown to an audience in 1946. It was set in 1912, before the Second World War had started, and was to be shown, after the Second World War had ended. 'An inspector calls' is a dramatic, moralistic thriller. It is set around the death of a young woman: Eva Smith. The play begins with

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