Inspector calls Characters (Gerald (the only character that treats Eva…
Inspector calls Characters
work for the appeal of the upper class
'Edna'll answer it '
used to show how the working class is exploited
He is presented as a capitalist
"higher costs lower prices"
the titanic is unsinkable absolutely unsinkable
he has confidence in the British industry
you're the one i blame for this
which shows that he still hasn't grown
this show that he is passing the blame to others
used to show how even aristocrats are corrupt
the only character that treats Eva Smith well
"at least he had some affection for her and made her happy for a time" - Inspector
"i dont dislike you as i did ... in some odd way i rather respect you"
Treats women as if they're playthings
"except for all last summer when you didn't come near me" - sheila
"this is the ring you wanted me to have?
"Son of Sir and Lady Croft"
"automatically respect the upper class"
is used as Priestley's mouthpiece
"we are members of one body"
"Men will be taught in fire, blood and anguish"
Images of hell with 'fire blood anguish'- foreshadows world war 1
represents the lower class
the play reveals how the upper class exploits the lower working class
which shows that Eric drinks a lot and his opinion does not matter as his father doesn't listen to him
"and i agree with Sheila"
shows that Eric and Sheila have a good relationship which suggest that he wants to change from the old generation into the new generation and improve it better