An Inspector Calls Relationship Analysis

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The way relationships are presented in ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘An Inspector Calls’ are based upon the setting of both texts which greatly affects the story, the writer’s beliefs are quite similar as they both repeatedly mention and show the amount of inequality towards women although they are both set in different times we can see that in those years between ‘An Inspector Calls’ written in 1947 and ‘Of Mice and Men’ written in 1937s it shows mankind has not yet changed and the writers want to make the people aware of this, “We are responsible for each other”, “We are members of one body”
Both of these texts have introduced characters with authority, one of those are ‘Inspector Goole’ from ‘An Inspector Calls’, The quote above at the time was
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Curley’s wife dreamt of becoming a star, when she had met Curley she only married him to anger her mother but because of that she had lost all opportunities “I coulda made somethin’ of myself,’ she said darkly… …show more content…
They are from the new generation who are willing to accept change and equality and they are also expressed by Priestley perfectly, Sheila is described as arrogant and selfish like her father “I told him that if they didn’t get rid of that girl, I’d never go near the place again and I’d persuade mother to close our account with them,” but later she becomes responsible for her actions “I know I’m to blame – and I’m desperately sorry”. As the story progresses Sheila and Eric question their parents mind set as they the socialistic younger generation find out about Eva and how they seem to be the cause their conscience becomes riddled with regret yet their parents do not feel remorse and the children soon rebel against them, for example when she did not take the ring back from Gerald, when the families unity is broken up by the Inspector and all of their skeletons in the closet are uncovered the relationship between Eric and Sheila grows stronger and they become closer rebelling against their fraudulent capitalistic parents.
Another example of a relationship is a Fraternal relationship between George and Lennie from ‘Of Mice and Men’ although they are not related there is a brotherly relationship between them, George is comparable to a big brother as he looks out for Lennie and also

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