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1

Exploitive
Mr Birling

If you don’t come down sharply on these people they’d soon be asking the earth (Birling)

2

Inspectors response to Birling

Better to ask for the earth than to take it (Inspector’s response)

3

Shiela about girls like Eva Smith

These girls aren’t cheap labour – they’re people
( Sheila )

4

Mr Birling about business

Lower costs and higher prices

5

Mr Birling about younger people

The famous younger generation who know it all

6

Mr Birling on perspective

But the whole thing’s different now … you can see that can’t you?

7

The inspector on responsibility

We are members of one body. We are responsible for each other.

8

The inspector on Eva’s murderer(s)

Each of you helped to kill her

9

The inspector at end of play

Fire and blood and anguish