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    An Inspector Calls

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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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    Drama: An Inspector Calls- Task One ----------------------------------- Written in 1946, "An Inspector Calls" takes us into the comfortable and complacent world of the Birling family who are disturbed during a celebration by the arrival of a mysterious police inspector. A young girl has committed suicide and it is revealed how all members of one family contributed to it. "An Inspector Calls" resorts to the ripping off of masks that we human beings frequently wear, with the Inspector relentlessly

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    An Inspector Calls I liked 'An Inspector Calls' even though it isn't the type of play I would usually have enjoyed, because of there being only one scene and small number of characters. But it had a plot that impressed and perplexed me from start to finish with a nice twist at the end. Set at Brumley in 1912 'An Inspector Calls' is about a wealthy family named the Birlings and one night that changes each and every one of them. A man claiming to be a police inspector investigating the

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    The Role of the Inspector in J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls A family celebration is interrupted by the entrance of a mysterious character claiming to be an inspector. 'A police inspector. He says his name's Inspector Goole.' Says Edna as she introduces the stranger to the family. Inspector Goole has often been considered a peculiar and mysterious character, from his entrance in the middle of act 1 to his enigmatic exit in act 3. It is through the deliberate fault of J.B.Priestley

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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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    An Inspector calls - The Role Of the Inspector. The character of Inspector Goole is the catalyst for the evening's events and is quite a mystery and fascination to many people. He is described and comes across as able to create 'an impression of massiveness, solidity and purposefulness…' He speaks carefully, weightily and has a disconcerting habit of looking hard at the person he addresses. I will be carefully looking at how he manages to be so powerful and authoritative, mainly concentrating

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    Inspector in John Priestley's An Inspector Calls I will be analysing the question carefully, I will be looking into the character the Inspector, if he is believed, how he treats other characters and John Priestleys intentions. Priestley served in the war throughout 1914 - 1918. The play was written in the winter of 1944 - 5 yet was set in 1912 before the war; its centres around the Birling family. A visit from a mysterious Inspector Goole challenges the family about their involvement

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    The Purpose of the Inspector in the Play An Inspector Calls An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestly was first performed in 1945. The play was set in 1912 before the war; it centres around the wealthy Birling family. A visit from the mysterious Inspector Goole proves to be a horrifying experience for the Birling's as they learn that they have all played a part in the suicide of a young girl called Eva Smith. The 'moral' of the play is was to encourage people to take responsibility for their

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    Birlings, he controls the development of events: who will speak and when; who may or may not leave; who will or will not see the photograph. He even Priestley describes the Inspector, when he first appears on stage, in terms of 'massiveness, solidity and purposefulness' (p.11), symbolizing the fact that he is an unstoppable force within the play. His 'disconcerting habit of looking hard at the person he addresses before speaking' (p.11) gives the impression that he sees through surface appearances

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