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1

Mr Birling

'Community and all that nonsense' capitalist views
'Unsinkable absolutely unsinkable' arrogant
'You're not the kind of father a boy would go to' not close with son

2

Mrs Birling

'As if a girl of that sort' prejudiced
'You have no power' strong willed and arrogant
'Nothing I'm ashamed of' arrogance and responsibility

3

Shiela

'These girls aren't just cheap labour' matures over play
'They're people' understands inspector
'Fire and blood and anguish' repeats inspector

4

Eric

'A chap easily turns nasty' typical young rich boy
'Why shouldn't they' questions father throughout play
'And thats what matters' responsibility

5

Gerald

'I was sorry for her' cares about daisy
'My God' shocked
Doesn't care about class as marries down one

6

The Inspector

'I don't play golf' not scared of Birling
'We are members of one body' socialist views
Doorbell and light changes challenges Birling

7

Eva Smith

Has morals, does not take stolen money
'She didn't blame me at all' kind
'She'd been happier than she had ever been' as a mistress, no support

8

Responsibility

Jovially' ignoring everything that happened Gerald
'Imitating inspector' makes a mockery of everything that has happened
'Look after himself and his own' Mr Birling

9

Gender

'Women are potty about them' society has just given them looks
Women aren't influential in society
Middle and upper class women don't work

10

The generation gap

'You're ready to go on in the same old way' has learnt something
'And you're not eh?' Hasn't learnt
'The young are more impressionable' have not set there ways

11

Social class

'Perhaps i ought to warn you' thinks he is intimidating as higher class
'Girl of that sort'
'These people' grouping them
'Cheap labour' exploitation of the lower class