Flashcards in Inspector Calls Deck (15):
What division does priestly use?
The division between upper and lower class
Does priestly think socialism is better than capitalism?
Yes he does show that socialism is better than capitalism
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
Name 7 descriptive words to describe Mr birling?
Cares about what people think of him
Name 7 sections on how to describe Mrs Birling?
Even bigger snob than her husband
No sense of empathy
What position was very important?
To have a social position because there was more social inequality
What type of play is it?
A murder mystery play
When was it inspector calls set?
When was inspector call written?
Name 7 description on how to describe Sheila?
Rather childish in the way she speaks
Shows empathy towards Eva
Most sympathetic character in the play
A jealous character
Represents hope in the play that shows people can change
Name 7 describes on how to describe Eric?
Presented as a drunk
Does not stand up for himself against his father
Lacking his parents affection
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
What is dramatic irony?
Where the audience is one step ahead of the characters
What was priestly?
A socialist, he believed everyone should work together