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Flashcards in Sheila Birling Deck (12):
1

"These girls ...

... aren't cheap labour - they're people"

2

"I'm sorry ...

... Daddy"

3

"I'm ...

... ashamed of it. But now you're beginning all over again to pretend"

4

"Is it ...

... the one you wanted me to have?"

5

"Why - ...

... you fool, he knows"

6

"You mustn't ...

... try to build up a kind of wall between us and that girl"

7

"You and I ...

... aren't the same people who sat down to dinner"

8

What is Sheila's contextual purpose?

- representative of the younger generations
- represents the idea that society is changeable
- goes from capitalist to socialist

9

"(A pretty girl ...

... in her early twenties, very pleased with life and rather excited)"

10

What is Shiela like at the beginning of the play?

- selfish
- naïve
- jealous
- materialistic
- oppressed
- immature

11

What is Shiela like at the end of the play?

- authoritative
- thoughtful
- takes responsibility
- stands up for herself

12

Why did Priestley create the character of Shiela?

- to present the idea that the youth were impressionable and the key to a better future