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Flashcards in Quotes Deck (15):
1

Birling quote on the younger generation

the famous younger generation who know it all

2

Birling to Sheila about her actions (following the Inspector's departure)

you'll have a good laugh over it yet

3

Gerald showing reluctance to admit responsibility

How do we know any girl killed herself today?

4

Eric questioning his parents' behaviour

The girl's still dead, isn't she?

5

Sheila siding with Eric in his criticising of their parents

they don't seem to understand

6

Birling on the Inspector following his departure

probably a Socialist

7

Birling blaming Eric for Eva's death

You're the one I blame for this

8

Birling obsessing over his reputation/image

there'll be a public scandal

9

Eric turns against his mother

you killed her

10

The Inspector divides the blame

Each of you helped to kill her

11

The Inspector criticises Eric's treatment of Eva

an animal, a thing, not a person

12

Sheila criticises her mother's actions

cruel and vile

13

Mrs Birling rejects the blame for her part

Go and look for the father of the child. It's his responsibility.

14

Mrs Birling blames Eva

only herself to blame

15

The Inspector views young people as impressionable

we often do on the young ones. They're more impressionable.