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  • J. B. R. Tolkien's An Inspector Muggins-Personal Narrative

    Inspector Muggins leant back in his chair and took a long drag on his cigar, with the contented air of a man who is paid to do nothing but sit in an office and drink whisky and puff on cigars. Which is exactly what Muggins did. The town Muggins lived in was a quiet one, so there was rarely any need for him to get off his considerable bottom and lumber off to some crime scene. So it came as something of a surprise when the phone rang. So much of a surprise, in fact, that Muggins fell off his chair. The first thing that appeared above the Inspector’s desk was a shiny, bald head, followed by a pair of beady, piercing eyes, and then a most amazing ginger handlebar moustache, which was finely treated and rather oily. This moustache bristled angrily,…

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  • The Role Of Socialism In An Inspector Calls

    An Inspector Calls is a play written by Dramatist J.B Priestley in 1945. Priestley was a left-wing socialist and this was one of the factors which influenced him to write this play. Even though the play was written in 1945, it was actually set in 1912, right before the start of the First World War. It is set in the spring of 1912 at the Brumley home of the Birlings, a prosperous industrial family in the North Midlands, getting involved in the death of a woman named Eva Smith. The Inspector uses…

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  • Moral Characters In J. B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls

    Some people view the Inspector as a messenger of God or a Prophet, almost like Jesus; he is warning us that we should change or danger will approach us. Other people might say that since Priestley was not a Christian then why should refer to a holy moral, the Inspector might be viewed as Priestley’s spokesman, who acts as Priestley’s mind or voice expressing his politics. The last speech of the Inspector is the message Priestley is trying to put through, he says that if you don’t change then…

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  • Inspector Calls Evaluation

    An inspector calls: a critical evaluation By Wiktor Wojdyla In this evaluation I will be looking at two contrasting characters in “An inspector calls” and how J.B. Priestly uses that to make us feel sympathetic for them. An inspector calls is a play written in 1945 by J.B. Priestly. It is set at the begging of the 20th century (1900-1915) and has themes surrounding responsibility, class, age and gender differences. There also different types of contrasting characters such as Eric and Sybil…

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  • Responsibility In An Inspector Calls

    “An Inspector Calls”, is a play written by JB Priestley in 1945. It is a thought-provoking play that explores the issues of accepting responsibility. The play is centered on a wealthy family in the upper class, who refuse to accept their involvement in Eva Smiths death. Using the Inspector as a mouthpiece, Priestley is able to discredit the capitalist views of the audience and Mr. Birling. Through the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Birling, Priestley shows how the class that a person belongs to or…

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  • A Nurse's Collapse: A Case Study

    operation to go on regardless. If the company performs voluntary self-audits, I would check them to see if there is any information regarding the crane, the area, or the operation involved. I would also gather training records for employees involved. I would gather the OSHA 300 and 300A logs to see if there was any past mishap info regarding the crane, area, or operations. Lastly, I would refer back with the engineers to see if they have come to a conclusion on the risk from and the damage to…

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  • Characters And Social Conflicts In Ghosts By Henrik Ibsen

    Henrik Ibsen’s play “Ghosts” was published in 1881 and was first performed in 1882 in Chicago through the production of Danish Touring Company. It is a story that highlights social conflicts such as failed marriage, infidelity and incestuous love to depict a filthy image of the author’s contemporary society. Characters in this play seek for freedom and truth. One of the main characters in the story, Mrs. Alving said, “Well, I can’t help it; I must have done with all this constraint and…

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  • Differences Between Older And Younger Generation In An Inspector Calls

    John B Priestley’s play, “An Inspector Calls’ was written after the Second World War during the Victorian and Edwardian period. During this period was when division between the behaviour of the older and younger generations could be clearly recognised. The older generation consist of Mr and Mrs Birling whom throughout the play fail to admit that they had any part in the death of Eva, as their reputation is the only thing that concerns them. Conversely the younger generation, Sheila and Eric feel…

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  • Identity Crisis In Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    Looking at the classic novels An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestly and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, we can see these are present in their characters.Of Mice and Men was first published in 1937, it is a poignant tale of a remarkable friendship between two peripatetic workers in the Great Depression years of 1930’s America. George is a small hardworking man and Lennie is his large, primitive friend; they both share a dream for land of their own; but when they find work on a California’s…

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  • Similarities In God And The Indian By Drew Hayden Taylor

    Within the play God and the Indian by Drew Hayden Taylor, the characters of Johnny and George are more about contrast than similarity. Throughout the play we see the main character George undergoes many changes as he tries to protect himself and his reputation from being blamed for the abuses that have happened in the “St. David’s”(28) Residential school. Through the whole story he argues with the second character Johnny who is an “Indian” woman comes to his office and cliams that he have…

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