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    the character of Inspector Goole. Focus on his role in the play, his stage presence and how he is used by Priestly to convey his socialist message. An Inspector Calls was written in 1945 by J.B Priestley. In the 1930s, Priestley became very concerned about the effects of social inequality in Britain. The play was set in 1912. Priestley deliberately set the play in 1912 because the date represented an era very different from the era he was writing in. Inequality was common in 1912; severe class and gender boundaries seemed to ensure nothing would change. However by 1945, things had improved. Priestley wanted to make the most of this. He used the role of the inspector to convey his didactic message. One role of the Inspector is to be Priestley’s…

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    Inspector Calls Evaluation

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    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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    “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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    An Inspector Calls was written in 1945 shortly after the Second World War but set in 1912 just before the First World War because Priestley a socialist himself wanted to show how big the class divide was before the wars and everyone had to pull together and how he didn’t want us to go back to that so Priestley uses the Inspector as his voice in the play to try to teach the Birling’s and the audience about caring for each other and looking out for one another. The play opens up in the Birling’s…

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    Priestley's “An Inspector Calls” is a dramatic play that investigates the case of a poverty-stricken girl, Eva Smith, who commits suicide. A rich family, the Birlings, and Gerald Croft are inspected by Inspector Goole to find their link to the death of Eva. Each character has a different reaction when they discover they are responsible for Eva’s death, which reveals their personality traits of egocentricity, denial, and naivety; hence, the personality traits show some of the attitudes of wealthy…

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    How does Priestly present Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls? The most perplexing character in J.B Priestley’s play An Inspector Calls is Inspector Goole. Priestley introduces Inspector Goole as a realistic straight forward police inspector. He presents the Inspector into the play using different methods: the language he uses, stage directions, mannerisms, and name through his entrance into the play and his political views and beliefs. Priestley introduces the Inspector as very commanding and…

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    The character of Inspector Goole is the main character of ‘An Inspector Calls’ by J.B.Priestley, which is set in 1912. The play was written in 1945 and set in 1912 as Priestley believed that 1912 was a very different time to 1945, this is because 1912 was a time that people thought it would never change, such as the inequalities between men and women. Priestley uses the name Goole to represent many key features that are linked to the play such as the name referring to ghoul, suggesting that the…

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    Inspector Leonard (PSO)

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    Overview: Inspector Leonard has taken on severaal challeges during this rating period and has excelled in all of them. I am impressed at his ability to multi-task and still produce quality work. Inspector Leonard is an exceptional performer and is always a pleasure to work with. He conducts himself in a professional manner and is quick to volunteer if assistance is needed. He always performs all of his duties in an accurate and timely manner maintaining open communication with his supervisor…

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    JB Priestley (13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), wrote An Inspector Calls after the First World War (it was first performed in 1945); like much of his work the play contains controversial, politically charged messages.ownership of land, greater democracy, and a new 'morality' in politics. Priestly was a stong socialist and had very socialist views.During the start of the play, Sheila appears to be very childish and silly. However, At the end of the play, she is much wiser. She now judges her…

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    Responsibility in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley J.B Priestly wrote 'An Inspector Calls' just as the 2nd World War was coming to an end in 1945. The play was based in the time just before…

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