Essays Tagged: "Inspector"

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

Discuss some of the issues raised in 'An Inspector Calls' and show how Priestly expresses his own viewpoint in the play.The play is set in th ... nt in the play.The play is set in the1912 on an English street scene in the evening.The plot of 'An Inspector Calls' is about a police inspector who interrupts an elegant engagement dinner party to qu ... s are breaking 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 wea ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

what is the dramatic importance of the inspector?introdutionWritten in 1945 J.B Priestley`s "An inspector calls" is set almost four decades ... es the impression of a detective thriller and later reveals itself as a morality tale, to which the inspector plays a vital role by introducing questions of accountability and moral ethics to each of ... (the mother) and Eric Birling (the son). The comfortable scene is interrupted by the arrival of the inspector, a cold and abrupt man in his late fifties who is investigating the suicide of a working c ...

(10 pages) 43 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Locke V. Hobbes.

at part and put in a little tidbit of your own. In the film Les Miserables Jean Valjean, the police inspector and other characters showed characteristics describing two theories. Hobbes theory was tha ... le of Jean showing proof of Hobbes' theory on humans is when Jean has been discovered by the Police inspector at Fantine's bedside and is trying to arrest him but Jean instead beats the Inspectors fac ...

(4 pages) 54 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Discuss how the Inspector creates and maintains drama throughout the play, "An Inspector Calls" by J.B Priestley

Essay on "An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestley"An Inspector calls," by J. B. Priestley was written in 1946 and s ... d to use the theatre for his plays, where he had the full undisrupted attention of his audience."An Inspector calls," is a play which highlights the importance and relevance of equality and social res ... s family of the Edwardian Society of 1912 acted, upon their values and their morals. The mysterious Inspector Goole reveals by his interrogation how all of the different Birling family members contrib ...

(14 pages) 101 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

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

In this Play the inspector plays various roles. He plays a socialist as he is against capitalist views and because he ... plays a ghost as we find out he is not real. Additionally he plays a fraud because he is not a real inspector, but he does act as an Inspector. The inspector adds a great deal of tension and drama to ... ila and Eric and the older generation consisting of Gerald, Mrs. Birling and Birling because of the inspector. Priestley uses the inspector as a substitute of him self to put his socialist points acro ...

(8 pages) 57 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How does John Boyton Priestley explore the issue of social responsibility in 'An Inspector Calls'?

ced to the family and guest happily celebrating the engagement of Sheila and Gerald. The arrival of Inspector Goole unsettles the family and, with the revelation of Eva's suicide, the play becomes mor ... of Eva's suicide, the play becomes more serious. The final layers are added by Priestley using the Inspector to make everybody present face their flaws and contribution to Eva's desperate end. They a ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 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?

Priestly 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 ... play, the Birling family commits crimes that are involved with the 7 deadly sins. Occasionally the Inspector contradicts them on crimes, which at the time they aren't even aware of 'So I'm really res ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

h/Daisy Renton was entirely to blame for the situation she found herself in and for her suicide?"An Inspector Calls" by J.B Priestly is a play which I thoroughly enjoyed. The play is about a family in ... ter Sheila 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 ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Devise Training Programs

the final product before it is sent to the next stage of production.Training Program For A Quality InspectorThe training program for a quality inspector in the same organization begins in much the sa ... in the same organization begins in much the same way that it does for a line employee. The training inspector is oriented to the organization away from the specific work environment that he or she wil ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Compare and Contrast the ways in which Priestley presents the attitudes of Birling and the Inspector throughout the play,

The play An Inspector Calls is set in 1912,"Edwardian England" but written and first performed in 1945. This is ... ctators in the 1930's, highlighting the need for humans to learn from their past mistakes. When the Inspector leaves the Birlings he says," We are responsible for each other and I tell you that the ti ... n when, If men will not learn that, then they will be taught it in blood fire and anguish" Here the Inspector is being used as a device to convey Priestly beliefs that men never did learn from their m ...

(8 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A brief comparison between characters - An Inspector Calls

ald had each played a part to help in killing her. Sheila is also perceptive when she says that the inspector "he's giving us the rope - so that we'll hang ourselves". This shows that she thinks deepl ... aracter when he comes clean on having a relationship with Eva. But there is just one flaw, when the Inspector leaves and he comes back, he tells them that there was no such Inspector. When it was conf ...

(3 pages) 56 1 5.0 Aug/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 ... lighting should be pink and intimate, as it is a joyful occasion for the Birling family, until the Inspector arrives and then it should change to be brighter and harder. I think this is because Pries ... nd harder. I think this is because Priestly wants to create a noticeably colder atmosphere upon the Inspectors presence.In the Royal National Theatre production of "An Inspector Calls", when the Inspe ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

"An Inspector Calls" is a play with many social and political messages. J. B. Priestley believed a great ... of thinking at that time so Priestley's aim for the play was probably to teach the unconvinced.The Inspector in J. B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls' is one of the most thought-provoking and mysteri ... r and one that may be perceived in many ways. The audience does not find a great deal out about the Inspector and nothing is explicitly told to us; we are given hints and clues from the way he acts an ...

(19 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

'An Inspector Calls' by J.B Priestly was written in the winter of 1944-45. Priestly set the play before ... akes place in one night in the Birling family's dining room. The play evokes moral dilemmas and the inspector stresses the point that everybody in the Birling family should share the blame of a young ... f how society should be. This essay will discuss the view of responsibility, guilt and blame in 'An Inspector Calls.'Before the inspector arrives we are introduced to the Birling family. They are cele ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is the function of the Inspector in the play 'An Inspector Calls'? Consider what he represents, the way he affects structure and pace, his effect on the characters and his effect on the audience.

"An Inspector Calls" was written by JB Priestley in 1945. It begins as a classic detective thriller, but ... ssic detective thriller, but later as it unfolds it can also be interpreted as a morality play. "An Inspector Calls" is set in the imaginary North Midlands industrial town, Brumley. It was set before ... o everyday life, everyone should be responsible for each other.In this essay I will outline how the Inspector influences the development of the play, influences the characters and the audience and wha ...

(8 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How does J.B. Priestley use the character of Mr Arthur Birling to criticise aspects of early twentieth society?

'An Inspector Calls' is a play by J.B. Priestley which criticises the social structure of the early twen ... ed to change society to be fair-minded. He tried to convey this through plays such as this one, 'An Inspector Calls' and 'The Arts Under Socialism' which he wrote two years later in 1947. In the forme ... t business man being confident and self assured. His (Mr Arthur Birling's) attitude changes when an Inspector Goole (who voices J.B. Priestley's views), appears and challenges his views on society and ...

(5 pages) 25 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative Essay: "An Inspector Calls" vs. "Brave New World"

Great literature is that which relates to human experience. "An Inspector Calls" andBrave New World accomplish this in how they portray roles in gender. Since thebe ... male, and those who are female, unfortunately, are not given anyauthority to overrule decisions. An Inspector Calls has a similarly structured society, themales are the clergymen and farmers, and the ... , themales are the clergymen and farmers, and the women are the "homemakers." BraveNew World and An Inspector Calls share many similarities in views of gender roles. Bothsocieties are evidently condit ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

“Do You Feel That It Is Possible To Respect Any Member Of The Birling Family At The End Of An Inspector Calls”

"Do you feel that it is possible to respect any member of the Birling family at the end of an Inspector Calls" In the play An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestly, the members of the Birling fa ... f the Birling family are all accused of contributing toward the death of an Eva Smith by a supposed Inspector. The play eventually reveals that the Inspector is an impostor, and the family has been co ...

(3 pages) 495 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing The Lives Of Sheila And Eva Smith

In 1912, the time in which "An Inspector calls" is set, British society was in a state of great unrest. Even though the play was wr ... nces of getting a knighthood, and foolishly attempts to use his social superiority to undermine the Inspector's authority."I was an alderman for years- and Lord Mayor two years ago- and I'm still on t ... m still on the bench." Ms Birling also tries to use her husband's social position to intimidate the Inspector and is confused when this tactic fails.QUOTE.The lowest and worst class is the Working cla ...

(7 pages) 2813 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

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.

“An Inspector Calls”, by J.B. Priestley, is set in 1912 England, at a time when social divisions be ... he surface, this performance depicts a family’s reaction to an investigation by a very strange inspector. On a deeper level, however, it examines the core value of community and society, the idea ... , and instead fires her, which is what started the whole chain of events that lead to her death.The Inspector then arrives, and changes the audience’s opinion of the Birlings. Inspector Goole ...

(6 pages) 1862 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature