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1

What division does priestly use?

The division between upper and lower class

2

Does priestly think socialism is better than capitalism?

Yes he does show that socialism is better than capitalism

3

What has birling learnt as the play comes to an end?

He learns nothing as he realises it is all a hoax and he can avoid scandal

4

Name 7 descriptive words to describe Mr birling?

Social climber
Snob
Callous
Unsympathetic
A capitalist
Pompous
Cares about what people think of him

5

Name 7 sections on how to describe Mrs Birling?

Narrow minded
Smug
Even bigger snob than her husband
Arrogant
Patronising
No sense of empathy
Self satisfied

6

What position was very important?

To have a social position because there was more social inequality

7

What type of play is it?

A murder mystery play

8

When was it inspector calls set?

1912

9

When was inspector call written?

1944-45

10

Name 7 description on how to describe Sheila?

Rather childish in the way she speaks
Shows empathy towards Eva
Honest
Most sympathetic character in the play
A jealous character
Represents hope in the play that shows people can change

11

Name 7 describes on how to describe Eric?

Rather awkward
Presented as a drunk
Weak
Half assertive
A thief
Does not stand up for himself against his father
Lacking his parents affection

12

How has priestly used the word "construct" in the play?

By building up not real people but trying to teach others a lesson by showing what class division is like

13

What is dramatic irony?

Where the audience is one step ahead of the characters

14

What was priestly?

A socialist, he believed everyone should work together

15

How does priestly show morality in the text?

By teaching the characters a lesson which allows the audience to begin to learn about his point of view