Essays Tagged: "Goole"

Discuss some of the issues raised in "An Inspector Cals" by Priestly

king down, where privilege and responsibility are being challenged by a devious so-called inspector Goole.The Inspector does a good job of making the family and friends of Mr Birling, (a wealthy facto ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

WHO IS INSPECTOR GOOLE AND WHAT IS HIS FUNCTION IN THE PLAY? HOW MAY THIS FUNCTION BE CONVEYED IN PERFORMANCE?

ociety as grasping, selfish and almost entirely without any sense of moral responsibility.Inspector Goole enters the play in an ironic way. He comes just after Mr Birling, a hard-working business man ... a man who is making judgements on what he regards as the moral lassitude of the Birlings.Inspector Goole has a shrewd technique of saying little while the characters implicate themselves. Sheila says ...

(13 pages) 41 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The play shows us a telling example of man's inhumanity to man. Discuss this statement

ily is apparently responsible. The family are interrogated, and one by one the mysterious Inspector Goole makes them admit to what they have done, but Inspector Goole may not be all that he seems...J. ... usands." Arthur Birling appears to have learnt nothing from this experience as, after learning that Goole was a fake, he is ready to go back to how things were like before Goole's arrival. He is still ...

(9 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This is My book report on An Inspector Calls' by J.B. Priestley.

mily are celebrating their daughter Sheila's engagement to a man called Gerald Croft when Inspector Goole calls. A young girl drank a bottle of disinfectant and died. It is thought that at sometime ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An inspector calls - Who is the inspector? How does he impact the other characters? He is Preistley's way of expressing his own views.

ocial responsibility. He represents social conscience. He has moral dimension."The Inspectors name, Goole, has noteworthy significance. Ghoul has the same sound and its meaning has a great bearing on ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

'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?

tries to lead the reader into believing this phenomenon by inventing a character named as Inspector Goole. Even the Inspector's name and the addition of his highly unusual personality imply that he is ... . At approximately this point of the play, Sheila Birling starts to shift to the side of Inspector Goole. She begins to think that sooner of later the truth will be salvaged out of every one of them ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestly - How does the play show up the contrasts between the philosophies of Arthur Birling and Inspector Goole?

Arthur Birling and InspectorGoole's philosophies on life and society contrast throughout the play. For most of the play Sheila, ... ut towards the end of the play, Eric and Sheila effectively switch sides and begin to back InspectorGoole's philosophies on life and society.Mr Birling is a strong believer in stratas and classes in s ... life. Most of Mr Birling's philosophies revolve around money and profit. On the other hand InspectorGoole has a totally different view on life. He believes that everyone is equal and we should have co ...

(3 pages) 49 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An inspector calls - Act 1 - use of dramatic techniques That priestly uses to communicate his message

is a bad person, the effect this has on the audience is that they immediately think that Inspector Goole is not an ordinary character, and that he is perhaps bringing a bad subject to the play.The pr ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is the role of the inspector and what happens in the rest of the play?

gets them to confess what they did and he convinces they that they all helped to kill her.Inspector Goole's name is an obvious pun on 'ghoul' a spirit or a ghost. The name makes him sound ghostly and ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

Birling to Gerald Croft. Things are going well until they receive an unexpected visitor, Inspector Goole whom brings bad news about a girl who committed suicide by drinking a lot of strong disinfecta ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss the Importance and Dramatic Impact of the Inspector's Final Speech in "An Inspector Calls" by J.B.Priestley.

J.B.Priestley wrote this play to deliver a moral message to the audience. He uses the Inspector Goole as a cipher to allow him to do this. He also uses the Inspector to play on all of the characte ...

(2 pages) 25 2 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Discuss the Importance and Dramatic Impact of the Inspector's Final Speech in "An Inspector Calls" by J.B.Priestley (continued).

Inspector Goole's entrance is very important as it affects the whole mood and atmosphere. It says in the stage ... ude and ill mannered to the Birlings which shocks Mrs.Birling - "I beg your pardon!" Priestley uses Goole to make judgements about characters, which they feel are unusual and inappropriate in a Police ... racter has done anything to Eva Smith, which a Court of Law would describe as a crime. I think that Goole almost considers the Birling family as a single body encouraging them to acknowledge their gui ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Inspector Calls": What is the role of the inspector.

Inspector Goole is the character in "Inspector Calls" play written by J.B Priestley in 1945 that I will be ana ... g.Gerald is also involved in the conversation and backs up Birling, and defends him, when Inspector Goole starts talking a bit too agressive to Birling, but the Inspector doesn't get unsettled, and he ... she is the person which changes the most throughout the play due to the moral lesson that Inspector Goole teaches her.The Inspector leaves with a long and very strong critic to society and the Birling ...

(4 pages) 17 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Critical Evaluation of 'An Inspector Calls' by JB Priestly.

in the wrong throughout the rest of the play. The theme of guilt is not introduced until Inspector Goole arrives. Before this the Birling family are celebrating jovially.The theme of guilt arrives al ... re this the Birling family are celebrating jovially.The theme of guilt arrives along with Inspector Goole as he questions the family. His motives of questioning concern a young girl named Eva Smith, w ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestley

ings. They are not expecting a visitor. The maid announces that an inspector has arrived. Inspector Goole says that he is investigating the death of a young woman, Eva Smith. Birling is shown a photog ...

(12 pages) 2995 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"An Inspector Calls" - Write about Inspector Goole's character in this play how far is he a believable policeman? How does Priestley use the Inspector in the play?

The way Priestley presents his character of Inspector Goole in the play is mysterious. I think Priestley use of this air of mystery is deliberate. The for ... oremost method used by Priestley to present the unusualness of this character is the name Inspector Goole which is an obvious pun or homophone (Inspector A spectre, Goole a ghoul). We as an audience n ... ything. Priestley also intentionally bring emphasizes the name in the play as Inspector says, “Goole. G - double O - L - E” which shows us that the name was well thought of by Priestley to g ...

(15 pages) 20 0 1.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Inspector Calls By JB Preistley

a dinner to celebrate the engagement of Sheila and Gerald, the mood is calm and cheerful, until Mr Goole the inspector arrives. The entrance of the inspector is very important, Mr Goole shocks ... as ignored it, or isn't bothered by Mr Birling's power because he is there for one reason, After Mr Goole, the inspector, has listened to Arthur Birling brag about who he knows and his honours, he int ...

(6 pages) 867 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Inspector Calls

ing and Gerald Croft. But their evening is soon disrupted by the unexpected arrival of an Inspector Goole who informs them of the tragic suicide of a young girl called Eva Smith. As the play unravels ... old close friend Constable Roberts', chief of local police squad and the supposed boss of Inspector Goole. At first Birling does not seem to acknowledge Eva Smith but recognizes her from a photo. Birl ...

(14 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In the play ‘An Inspector Calls’ by J B Priestley

has to mind his own business and look after himself and his own" When an Inspector Goole who is an enigma arrives, apparently to investigate the death of a young woman called Eva Smit ...

(4 pages) 1939 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Book Title: An Inspector Calls (Drama) Author: J.B. Priestley Essay Title: To what extent is each character in "An Inspector Calls" responsible for the death of Eva Smith.

eath.The Inspector then arrives, and changes the audience’s opinion of the Birlings. Inspector Goole’s arrival is emphasized by its dramatic timing, which is right after Arthur tells the boy ... eir hearts are in the right place, and they are the ones who actually learn a lesson from Inspector Goole’s visit. Up until the end of scene one, Sheila is the only one who feels responsible. She ...

(6 pages) 1858 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature