An Inspector Calls was written in 1945 by John Boynton Priestley, just as the Second World War was ending and Britain was looking forward to life without war....
I've been studying the play 'An Inspector Calls' that is concerned about problems and issues of year 1912 and used the characters of the play to allow his feelings of the time to be put across to others, in 1912 and now.
However, in many respects "An Inspector Calls" is different since the inspector is only interrogating and doesn't go beyond, finding out what happened.
In the play drama is displayed through a variety of methods for the interest of the audience and the communication of personal views from JB Priestley.
When Priestley was sixteen he left school and worked in a firm of wool merchants, but joined the army and served in the First World War, (1914-18) on the front line in France.
While it is true that An Inspector Calls would not work without Inspector Goole's central role, it reduces him a little to refer to him as 'just' a staging device....
Priestley's "An Inspector Calls" The play is set at the turn of the century and is centred on a wealthy family who are successful and prosperous at a time of poverty for many.
Inspector Goole is the most important character in the play ‘An Inspector Calls’ because he is the catalyst for the events that take place in the play.
How does J.B Priestly use the Inspector to make the Birling family aware of their responsibilities to individuals such as Eva Smith and how successful is he.
Priestley's "An Inspector Calls" "An Inspector Calls" is a politics based detective play script written by John Bonyton Priestley, or better know as J.B Priestley.
In act one of An Inspector Calls, the Inspector wants to teach the Birling’s That they are responsible for the crime for Example on page eighteen, Gerald- “And we cant help you there because we don’t now”.
The playwright of ‘An Inspector Calls’, J B Priestley, uses Arthur Birling, a stereotypical man of the right wing conservativism, as propaganda against the right-wing social and political views.
J.B Priestley was also concerned about the way people were treating each other, especially the way upper classed people exploited and degraded working classes to benefit themselves....
Both of the plays show a certainty of evil, but the central female characters in Macbeth and An Inspector Calls differ but are rarely shown as similar.
Inspector Calls can be addressed, as one of these mysteries however there is not a true criminal in the story, as nobody literally killed Eva Smith but the members of the Birling family all had a part to play in her death....
An Inspector Calls 'An Inspector Calls' is based in 1912, before the first and second world war, before the sinking of the Titanic and before women had any rights.