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    An inspector calls.

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    An inspector calls. I am going to write about how J. B. Priestley builds up tension and suspense within 'An Inspector calls'. The play was written in 1945 due to the divide at that time between Capitalists and Socialists. Given the fact that J. B. Priestley was a socialist (felt that everyone should have equal amounts of money), he was criticizing the ways of capitalists (they felt that you got what you earned). The play is set in 1912, a time just before a lot of dramatic incidents

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    An Inspector Calls

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    An Inspector Calls was written in 1945 but is set in 1912. In between 1912 and 1945, many major events occurred. World War one past, lasting four years starting in 1914 and finishing in 1918. Then World War two approached in 1939 then finished in 1945. The Titanic was a huge event as it was an enormous boat and was “unsinkable;” Until it sank on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York in 1916. The Russian Revolution took place in 1917; The USSR revolution showed how ordinary people could

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    An Inspector Calls - How does Priestley's presentation of the Inspector create dramatic tension in the play? 'An Inspector Calls' Question Title: How does Priestley's presentation of the Inspector create dramatic tension in the play? During the play 'An Inspector Calls' the Inspector is used as a dramatic device. He raises and decreases the tension due to his attitude, actions, speeches and his symbolic role to the family, and audience at the time when the play was first performed

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    The Inspector in An Inspector Calls Examine the function and symbolism of the Inspector in the play – An Inspector Calls, and explain how Priestly makes him dramatically effective Throughout the play ‘An Inspector Calls’, by J.B Priestley, the audience sees the role of a mysterious investigator who interrogates a powerful and upper-middle class family: The Birling's. Priestley uses the role of the Inspector to expose the characters in the play, and to put his own views across about the

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    The Character of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B.Priestley The inspector is from the Brumley police force. He says that his name is Inspector Goole. I think J.B.Priestley gave him the name Goole to try and make you think of him as a ghoul. He is representing an inspector from the Brumley police force and is also represented as a father confessor He is investigating the death of Eva Smith who had committed suicide in the infirmary. He has some evidence to prove that each member

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    role of Inspector Goole in the play “An Inspector Calls” by J.B. Priestley. “An inspector calls” by J.B. Priestley is a fairly unusual Murder-Mystery play as it does not have a single murderer, but a group that contributed to a young woman’s suicide. This peculiarity also continues in that all of those accused are totally unaware of their involvement until they are forced to work it out for themselves, with a little help from the Inspector. Inspector Goole, in the play “An Inspector Calls”, plays

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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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    The Role of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley "An Inspector Calls" was written in 1944 by J.B Priestley, it 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. The lighting of the room changes from 'pink and intimate' to bright and hard when the inspector arrives to show that this is serious and so the characters movements and reactions are clearly seen by the

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    Priestley's portrayal of Inspector Goole and the way in which he carries out his investigation of the Birling family and Gerald Croft create dramatic interest? 'An inspector calls' was written in 1945 by J.B Priestley. The play is set in 1912 and centres on Arthur Birling, a prosperous manufacturer and his family, who are celebrating the engagement of their daughter, when they are suddenly and dramatically interrupted by the arrival of the police inspector. The inspector, investigating the suicide

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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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