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    The Function of the Inspector in J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls J.B Priestly was a British journalist, novelist, playwright and essayist. He was born in 1894 in Bradford and died in 1984. The play "An Inspector Calls" is about a family who, each member without knowing, have participated in a young girl's suicide. Inspector Goole makes every member of the family realise that they have played a part in killing the girl. At the beginning of the play the Birlings and Gerald Croft are

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    The Function of the Inspector in J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls The play 'An Inspector Calls' was set in 1912 in an industrial city in the North Midlands. In the play Arthur Birling, a prosperous manufacturer, is holding a dinner party to celebrate the engagement of his daughter Sheila to Gerald Croft. Arthur Birling is naive about things like war and he doesn't believe in community and is very selfish. He only cares about himself and his family, and seems to think that he can abuse

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    Inspector Goole in J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls In the following essay I will explain in detail the character of Inspector Goole in the J.B. Priestley play, "An Inspector Calls". I will use quotes from the play to support the different theories concerning how the Inspector is supposed to be portrayed. Is he a Policeman, a Socialist revolutionary, an Angel of God, Satan himself, or something else? Within this play the characters occasionally say a line that is known as a subconscious

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    The Role of the Inspector in an An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley All three acts, which are continuous, take place in the dinning room of the Birlings' house in Brumley, an industrial city in the North Midlands. Mr Birling his wife Mrs Birling and his son Eric are celebrating the engagement of his daughter Sheila and Gerald Croft. An Inspector calls round to question the family on the death a girl called Eva Smith who committed suicide by drinking strong disinfectant because she was

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    Discuss the function of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls John Boynton Priestly in 1945 wrote the play ‘An Inspector Calls’ but set it in 1912. This time difference creates a sense of dramatic irony as the play was written after it was set. The audience would be aware of the events which had taken place between 1912 and 1945, including world war one and two which they would no doubt have experience first hand. ‘An Inspector Calls’ was first performed in Russia, Moscow. This is significant

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    Discuss the role of the Inspector as a dramatic function in the play “An Inspector Calls”. “An Inspector Calls” is a play written in 1945 but set in 1912 and written by J.B Priestley. Throughout the play the Inspector’s views teach us about responsibility, he also teaches the Birling family through the character of the Inspector Goole. The Birling family learn that if we don’t take responsibility for our actions we will end up in war. Through setting the play in 1912, the audience see an example

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    Analyse the character of the Inspector in 'An Inspector Calls' by J.B.Priestley Discuss his - · Role in the play · Effects on the other characters · Stage Presence This play was written in 1945, though set in a pre-war 1912. This was primarily because of Priestley's interest in the passing of time. To show the distinction between the rich upper classes and the poor working classes. At the time of the play the country was divided and ruled by this Dickension class system. Woman

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    The Purpose of the Inspector in the Play An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley An inspector calls is written by J.B Priestley and is about a prosperous manufacturer named Arthur Birling. In the early years of last century, he is holding a family dinner party to celebrate his daughter's engagement. Into this cosy and happy scene intrudes a police inspector called Inspector Goole. He is apparently investigating the suicide of a young working class woman and under the pressure of his interrogation

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    An Inspector Calls

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    An Inspector Calls Priestley wrote this play at a time of unrest and war. However, he set his play in 1912, which was a time of ironic optimism. In act one of An Inspector Calls, the Inspector wants to teach the Birling’s That they are responsible for the crime for Example on page eighteen, Gerald- “And we cant help you there because we don’t now”. Inspector- Are sure you don’t know?. As you can see he is using dramatic effects as if he knows that they are the people responsible of the crime. Priestley’s

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    Function of the Inspector in J.B Priestley's An Inspector Calls 'An Inspector Calls' written by J.B Priestley, is set in 1912 and was written in 1945. In the play the Inspector appears to be very plain, dull and straightforward wearing a dark suit, and is rather sinister and suspicious. He, on his appearance, has a huge sense of "massiveness" to him, and has the authority to control and pull out information from his suspects through his persuasive techniques. The Inspector has a sense of

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