An inspector calls - Tension between Mr Birling and Inspector Goole. Pages…
An inspector calls - Tension between Mr Birling and Inspector Goole. Pages 12-17
Inspector: There might be. The Inspector doesn't want to give anything away.
Inspector: "Chain of Events". This goes against Mr birling Capitalistic views as this shows that peoples actions can effect other people.
Inspector: (cooly, looking hard at him). This builds tension because Mr Birling feels intimated and is now on edge.
Birling: (Angirly) - reacts to inspectors interrigation.
Birling: (Abruptly) - Cuts the inspector off
Birling: Showing annoyance
Birling: Somewhat impatiently
Inspector: Cutting through massively
Birling: (surprised) - Birling shows surprise because he cant believe how rude the inspector is being - it's in his own house.
Birling:( Dryly) - This shows mocking tone of voice and hints that he has power/ knowledge.
Birling: (Moves Restlessly) - Birling is now feeling uncomfortbale.
Inspector: Uses strong and powerful words like
Inspector: Rhetorical questions to put Birling on the spot "Dont you, Mr Birling?"
Birling: 'Look here inspector i call this uncalled for and officious'. Starts to rebel fully against the Inspector.
Tension - Anything where conflict is apparent
'In An Inspector Calls', Priestley has written a didactic play in order to convey his socialist values and teach us that we should be look
Photograph: Only one person can look at it builds tension
Port: The port is there to move the attention away from the inspector by offering it to Eric.
Light: This changes when the inspector comes in can hint that something is going to happen.