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    Inspector Goole in J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls After watching and reading ‘an inspector calls’, it is clear to anyone that the inspector is a very special and unusual character. Throughout the play the he questions all of the Birling family and Gerald Croft trying to make them confess the horrible things they have done and making some of them regret their deeds. This shows that J.B priestly represents him as a ‘collective conscience.’ ‘Goole’ the name of the inspector, gives us

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    The function of Priestley’s Inspector is an intriguing and inspirational one. The play was first performed in 1946, just one year after the end of the Second World War. The play is set in the year or 1912 when a harsh figure of a police Inspector joined the capitalist family home for an evening of interrogation and revelation. The Inspector cross-examines all of the Birling family about a young working-class woman who is, surprisingly, connected in some way to them all. He lectures the family about

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    JB Priestley’s intent in ‘An Inspector Calls’ was to convey the attitudes of socialism to the minds of the society in the Edwardian Era as he was a passionate believer of the concept. Priestley has attempted this through the employment of ‘Inspector Goole’ in the play. In the play drama is displayed through a variety of methods for the interest of the audience and the communication of personal views from JB Priestley. At the start the playwright creates slight allusions that produce tension; Sheila

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    An Inspector Calls

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    An Inspector Calls How does Priestley use the character of the Inspector to convey his own opinions and attitudes? An Inspector Calls, set in 1912, is a play with many social and political messages. J. B. Priestley believed a great deal in socialism and believed that many other people needed to be more caring about their community and the people in it. Priestley uses the character of the Inspector to convey his own thoughts, feelings and opinions about social issues. However, he also uses other

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    Analysis of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley The word Inspector suggests someone who looks closely at things, and this is his role in the events of the play. This, and the fact that Priestly recognised the Birlings would almost certainly have refused to be questioned by a common policeman, is probably the reason why the person to bring the news of Eva/Daisy's death is portrayed as an inspector. The Inspector is never given one specific identity, but there are some

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    An Inspector Call

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    An Inspector Call Responsibility n being responsible; a moral obligation or duty; a charge or trust; a thing one is responsible for. Responsibility is very important in the play, because no body was actually officially fully blamed. So Priestley leaves it up to the audience to decide who is to blame, if anyone. If the so-called Eva Smith really existed, and if the inspector was really. Gerald:"That man wasn't a police officer." (Page 62) Birling:"There you are! Proof positive. The

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    Help the audience understand The purpose of the inspectors Visit. Show how a production of “An Inspector Calls” could Help the audience understand The purpose of the inspectors Visit. The play “An Inspector Calls” written by J.B Priestley is set in 1912. There are a few things that support this, that are heard in the first part of the play. “The titanic-she sails next week” “All these capital versus Labour” “These silly little war scores” All of these events happened just before

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    Inspector Goole

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    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. He pressures the

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    An inspector calls

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    In the play “An inspector calls” by J.B priestly, Mr Birling and Shelia Birling have contrasting attitudes to social issues. The author uses this to difference to highlight the diversity between generations and their reaction to situations faced. Arthur Birling is the father to Shelia Birling and is presented as the old fashion generation whereas Shelia is the young generation, who is more aware of the responsibility she has towards other people.The play begins with Mr birling and his family celebrating

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    An Inspector Calls

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    An Inspector Calls One of the main themes of JB Priestley’s play “An Inspector Calls” is how man treats his fellow man. 'An Inspector Calls' was set in 1912 in an Edwardian society this was a time of great divide between the classes. There was a lot of social unrest as the working class people where uniting to protest for fair pay, reduced working hours, and better working conditions. The play is set in The Birling Household during Shelia Birling and Gerald Crofts engagement party. The party

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