An Inspector Calls - Quotes and Context


three quotes from each character in 'An Inspector Calls' by J.B Priestley
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An Inspector Calls - Quotes and Context
  1. Sheila Birling
    1. "I suppose we are all nice people now"
      1. "It frightens me the way you talk"
        1. "All last summer when you hardly ever came near me"
          1. "But they are not just cheap labour, they're people"
            1. Old vs. Young, generation gap
            2. "So, I'm really responsible"
              1. Links to Priestley's views on social responsibility
            3. Eric Birling
              1. "It's still the same rotten story"
                1. "We did her in all right"
                  1. "Why shouldn't they try for higher wages?"
                  2. Mrs Birling
                    1. "Girls of that class"
                      1. Social Ranking System, stereotyping
                      2. "Her husband's social superior"
                        1. "I did nothing I'm ashamed of"
                          1. Against Priestley's views, old vs. young generations
                        2. Inspector Goole
                          1. "Public men, Mr Birling, have responsibilities as well as privileges"
                            1. "Fire and blood and anguish"
                              1. "One line of inquiry at a time"
                                1. "One Eva Smith has gone - but there are millions and millions of Eva Smiths and John Smiths"
                                2. Mr Birling
                                  1. "Unsinkable"
                                    1. "You're the one i blame for all this...there'll be a public scandal"
                                      1. Goes against how Priestley refused a knighthood
                                      2. "Lower costs and higher prices"
                                      3. Gerald Croft
                                        1. "What about this ring then?"
                                          1. "We've been had"
                                            1. "You seem like a nice well behaved family"
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