Essays Tagged: "Gerald"

Discuss a cultural text of your choice in relation to representation and ideology.

an affair, we are also lead to believe that he maybe impotent, exactly the opposite of the problem Gerald has. Gerald is a middle class man and his main concern with stripping is loosing his dignity, ... e bloke of flats, each one of the individual apartments being very small. In comparison we see that Gerald, once Gaz's boss has a detached house with a small garden and car park in the drive, very sim ...

(12 pages) 126 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

J.B Priestley`s "An inspector calls".

ng, a wealthy manufacturer in celebration of his daughter Sheila's engagement to her fiancée Gerald Croft. Also in attendance are Edna (the maid) Sybil Birling (the mother) and Eric Birling (th ... gly pleasant and joyful, the Birlings have a lot to be pleased with, for one Shelia's engagement to Gerald is a particularly happy match as the crofts and Birlings are long time business rivals. Arthu ...

(10 pages) 43 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a fictional story that I wrote over a period of a week.

s greeted a few seconds later by my new roommate. He introduced himself to me politely. "My name is Gerald Jackson, and your name?""Nice to meet you, my name is Wayne." Gerald was originally from New ... it takes quite a long time to get everything into your dorm room. When we were finally settled in, Gerald tossed me a beer and we continued on with our earlier conversation of each other's life stori ...

(15 pages) 79 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An Inspector Calls: Discuss the importance of Sheila.

evening meal in celebration of the engagement of Mr and Mrs Birling's daughter, Sheila Birling, to Gerald Croft. Mr Birling is a businessman who has become rich making a lot of money in the business ... e others, self-centred. His character also changes throughout the play but not as much as Sheila's. Gerald Croft is the son of Mr Croft, a rival businessman whose business is larger than Mr Birling's ...

(11 pages) 38 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a suicide note left by Eva smith/Daisy Renton.

ght.It must have been about 8 weeks before I got a job. I went into the Palace Bar with a guy named Gerald. He treated me like he would treat his mum he was a real gentleman. He offered me a few drink ... didn't want them as I didn't want to drink and then be unaware of what would happen later.I brought Gerald back to my room that night but he said to me this is not the way he wanted it to be. After th ...

(3 pages) 42 2 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Discuss the role of the Inspector in the play 'An Inspector Calls'

between the younger generation consisting of Sheila and Eric and the older generation consisting of Gerald, Mrs. Birling and Birling because of the inspector. Priestley uses the inspector as a substit ... across this adds drama because we have to think about what he is trying to do.The four Birlings and Gerald are happily seated around the dinner table having an enjoyable night celebrating Sheila and G ...

(8 pages) 57 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestly, This essay outlines the views of this author aswell as a detailed look into the play and its characters.

no proof it was really the same girl. He might have showed you a photograph of any girl..."Top P68 Gerald to Mrs BirlingIt is set around a well off family knows as the Birlings. The Birlings own a ma ... . The Birlings had been enjoying the celebration of their daughter Sheila's announced engagement to Gerald Croft, when there was a knock at the door, this is the inspector. He had come to question the ...

(6 pages) 27 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

'After all, y'know, we're respectable citizens and not criminals.' To what extent do you agree with Gerald? How does the author lead us to challenge this assertion?

ostly moral of form but on particularly rare occasions, a few commit crimes that are totally legal. Gerald's quote is not exactly challenged at the time of the play that he makes the quote, but as the ... er excuser was "I was in a furious temper"(i). The next person in the chain of events is of course Gerald, who had more or less an unsuccessful romance with Eva Smith, who at the time was going by th ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

An Inspector calls - What happens next?

on his was here - to ask some - questions..."They were all silent for what seemed like ages before Gerald spoke. "Is that supposed to be some kind of a joke? Who was that really, on the phone?" ... t what we did, we can deny it; he will have no evidence. It will be his word against ours," replied Gerald. "Well, that means that we are fine for this inspector to come and question us then, d ...

(3 pages) 29 2 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical Evaluation of a Literary Text "An Inspector Calls" by J.B Priestly

912 who are enjoying a nice evening to celebrate the engagement of their daughter Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft. Things are going well until they receive an unexpected visitor, Inspector Goole whom b ... Her name was Eva Smith. As the play goes on we find out that each member of the Birling family and Gerald Croft had known this girl and had played apart in her death. I don't think that Eva Smith was ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestly - How does Priestly convey his concerns about society in his book "An Inspector Calls"

rtrayed as selfish and morally wrong in the play. People will see the behaviour of the Birlings and Gerald before the wretched times and this would upset them and initiate them to realise the little c ... ton, as she was also known, was a victim of her class and sex. She was of the Lower Class, and when Gerald met her she was in the bar at the Palace Music Hall. She was being crushed in the corner by O ...

(12 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the role of the Inspector in the play, "An Unspector Calls".

r they make minor errors in table manners. The champagne shows that family are joined to celebrate. Gerald is a guest at the house and so the family are all well-behaved and pleasant to one another bu ... . Birling treats Eric and Sheila as if they are two small children even though Sheila is engaged to Gerald and so is a young woman. This is shown when Sheila refers to Eric as 'squiffy' and Mrs. Birli ...

(19 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestley is full of lies and deceit. Write fully about the way Priestley exposes weakness and wickedness, not only in the characters on stage, but also in society.

ciety such as charity work. Eva Smith had virtually no rights, which was probably why men (Eric and Gerald) could so easily seduce and manipulate women. Women often had no rights and no choice.The lac ... he upper class suggests a lack of equality.The next character portraying weakness and wickedness is Gerald, although he was not the main acumen in the demise of Eva Smith. Gerald showed weakness in ch ...

(9 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In J.B Priestley's "An Inspector Calls", Who is responsible for the Death of Eva Smith?

was a pretty, well-mannered, compassionate young girl, engaged to the son of a wealthy businessman, Gerald Croft.Sheila had first encountered Eva at Milwards an up-market store, frequented by the Birl ... "And if I could help her now I would"It is only after Eva had changed her name to Daisy Renton that Gerald's involvement in her downfall becomes apparent. At the mention of the name Daisy Renton Geral ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestley

ponsible for the death of Eva Smith?At the opening of the "Inspector Calls", the Birling family and Gerald Croft are enjoying a dinner to celebrate Shelia's engagement to Gerald. Arthur Birling, Sheli ... er is particularly pleased, since the marriage should mean closer links with a rival company run by Gerald's Father. Gerald is optimistic about life in England - he sees peace and progress. After dinn ...

(12 pages) 2997 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"An Inspector Calls": Dramatic techniques Priestley used to make the Birlings look like criminals

#146;re respectable citizens and not criminals.’(Priestley, ) To what extent do you agree with Gerald's description of the Birlings? What dramatic techniques does Priestley use to make his audien ... hen actually they are criminals without knowing it. All the guests at the party for the marriage of Gerald Croft and Sheila Birling are all contributors to the eventual suicide of Eva Smith. Without r ...

(8 pages) 17 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Inspector Calls

e to get to know his family. He gets very influenced by money, you know this because he thinks that Gerald is a good son in law because his father is a very wealthy factory owner, when most fathers wo ... ome of the titles he has acquired upon people to try and influence and intimidate them.We then meet Gerald, he is agreeing with everything Mr Birling is saying. Gerald is a polite young man you know t ...

(3 pages) 737 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Inspector Calls

stature such as the Crofts. The Birlings are happy about the marriage of their daughter, Shelia, to Gerald Croft, as they think it shall combine the two rivalled companies, to increase profits and cut ... ley. The entire family is there, Mr. Birling, Mrs. Birling, Shelia and Eric, and so is the maid and Gerald Croft, his parents away and therefore not being able to make it. They are there to celebrate ...

(12 pages) 547 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Forged By Fire

TLE: FORGED BY FIRE AUTHOR: SHARON DRAPER NUMBER OF PAGES: 156 TYPE OF BOOK: NOVEL MAIN CHARACTERS: GERALD: He was abandoned in a fire when he was three years old. He lived with his Aunt Queen until s ... ordan abused him but he put a stop to it when he was 18.ANGEL: She was a weak fragile girl. She was Gerald's sister. She loved to dance and she was the leader to her dance show. She hated her father, ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Inspector Calls

ope for dramatic irony. In this act Sheila has accepted her own guilt and now ironically hopes that Gerald shares in it. The act particularly focuses on Gerald and his relationship with Sheila.Sheila ... Inspector Calls" is a morality play where the audience learns along with the characters. When Gerald admits that he had an affair with Daisy Renton/ Eva Smith, she is upset but is emotionally st ...

(1 pages) 364 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers