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1

Examples of High Status women in the play??

Mrs Birling
Sheila

2

What does Inspector Goole's character suggest or symbolise to the audience??

Represents Priestley's communist viewpoints.

3

What does Eric says about higher wages??

'Why can't they try for higher wages? We try for the best possible prices'

4

Gerald says:...'i became...'

'I became the most important person in her life'

5

What does sheila say when she finds out about getting Eva Smith fired??
'did.....'

'Did it make much difference to her?'

6

What does Birling think about community??

'..like bees in a hive...community and all that nonsense'

7

What does Inspector Google say about members of community?

'We are all members of one body'

8

What is a patriarchal society??

Women were dominated by men.
Women were submissive.

9

What did Mr Birling say about the Titanic at the dinner table and world war??

The titanic was 'unsinkable'
War would never happen

10

Why were Mr and Mrs Birling supportive of Sheila's and Gerald's engagement??

To join businesses.

Their statuses would be higher than they already are.

11

What does Mrs Birling say about Eva and money??

'As if a girl of that sort would ever refuse money'

12

What does Sheila say when she stands up to her parents when they don't change their minds about Eva Smith??

'....in the same old ways'

13

What does Birling say will happen 'if you don't come down sharply on some of these people'?

'If you don't come down sharply on some of these people they'd soon be asking for the earth'

14

What does Goole say in response when Birling mentions about playing golf??

'.....i don't play golf'

15

What does Mrs Birling say about her part to play in the death of Eva Smith??

'Unlike the other three i did nothing i'm ashamed of'

16

What does Gerald say to Sheila about 'everything'??

'Everything's alright now Sheila (holds up ring)'

17

What does the Inspector Goole say about learning a lesson??

'they will be taught in fire, blood and anguish'