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“A man has to mind his own business and look after himself and his own.” Breakdown the quote.

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Sums up capitalism as he says a man has to “ and business which they should mind there own it’s ironic as they jump into Eva smiths like in the quote the order is business himself then others.

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“But these girls aren’t cheap labour - they’re people.” Breakdown the quote.

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Battle between capitalism and socialism “labour” capitalist look at people like cheap labour easy people to take advantage of and use for there own benefit for status gain wealth or personal pleasure.

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“If we were all responsible for everything that happened to everybody we’d had anything to do with, it would be very awkward, wouldn’t it?” Breakdown the quote.

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Burlingfamily is trying to shift the whole notion of responsibility not just the Eva smith situation every case of responsibility but it’s ironic as it becomes awkaward at the end as mr hurling even offers the inspector money and the others are a mess.

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“blame the young man who was the father of the child” breakdown the quote

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Dramatic irony because the audience know Eric was the the son and mrs hurling is blaming Eric she basiacllt saying good is depending on who does it which suggests she has no morality.

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“I wasn’t in love with her or anything - but I liked her - she was pretty and a good sport.” Breakdown the quote.

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In sport there’s a winner and a loser this is what they mean they use the poor this way like a game where the rich one suited for there benefit

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“We are members of one body. We are responsible for each other.”(metaphor). Breakdown the quote.

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Responsible for eachother this completely subverts all there views as the inspectors believes we should care for eachother to suit eachother ex benefit

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“but there are millions… of Eva smith…taught in fire blood and anguish”Breakdown the quote.

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Based on the ruling system yes you may be able to get away with these moral crimes Eva smith but soon rebellion will begin

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“Clothes mean something quite different to a woman.” Breakdown the quote.

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Women were judged on how they were looked and this is how women were judged and rated

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“You don’t seem to have learnt anything “

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Sheila tells her family they haven’t changed Sheilas change she speaks for the poor as she has taken responsibility