Lincoln Christ's Hospital School

Lincoln Christ's Hospital School
Educating in Lincoln since 1090

 

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Try making notes/planning a response for these tasks to help support your revision. Expert learners should select an extract from the play which they think could be used in the exam for that character/topic:

How does Priestley present Eric in An Inspector Calls?

Write about:

 what Eric says and does

 how other characters respond to him

 the methods Priestley uses to present Eric.

Write about the differences between Sheila and Sybil Birling in the play An Inspector

Calls.

You should write about:

 what they say and do

 their different attitudes

 the methods Priestley uses to present Sheila and Sybil Birling.

How is Eva Smith presented in An Inspector Calls?

Write about:

•             What happens to her and how other characters respond to her

•             The methods Priestley uses to present Eva Smith

 

How does Priestley present ideas about how we should treat other people in An Inspector Calls?

Write about:

•             The ideas in the play

•             The methods Priestley uses to present these ideas to the audience

How does Priestley show that tension is at the heart of the Birling family?

Priestley criticises the selfishness of people like the Birlings. What methods does he use

to present this selfishness?

‘Inspector Goole merely functions as a mouthpiece for Priestley’s ideas.’

What do you think is the Inspector’s function in the play and how does Priestley present him?

How does Priestley show the differences in attitudes between the generations in An Inspector Calls?