A New and Dramatic Inspector: J.B. Preistley's "An Inspector Calls"
An Inspector Calls was written in 1945 at the end of World War 2 but it was set in 1912 two years before World War 1 which created irony within the audience .Furthermore …show more content…
Knowledge and timing:
When the inspector arrives to the Birlings joyous and content atmosphere, He turns it upside down like a smile into a frown. He’s timing was also very good It was daring but yet sly….He inspects the Birling family and Gerald croft very nicely, it was tactical and well-planned although it was like he had an enumerate points against everybody, wanting to burst out like a bomb, but he kept it all within his self and kept hold of the time and his patience. Characters:
Mr and Mrs.Birling in my opinion where very uncommunicative arrogant and contemptuous high class snobs who though they were insuperable, unbeatable but what happened? The table turned upside down, that’s what happened. The inspector said it is easier to get hold of the young ones, and he was correct 'They're more impressionable' (the young ones) he does get hold of Sheila’s emotions and he knows exactly which strings to pull.
Where as Sheila’s character is strangely interesting in somewhat way, because she might be spoilt but she is aware of the situation and how to respond to it., she understood her responsibility straight away and furthermore she was acting