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Questions related to J. B. Priestley's 1945 play "An Inspector Calls". Use this tag with the [j-b-priestley] tag.

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How does the Inspector's speech contradict Birling's speech in the play "An Inspector Calls"?

In the play "An Inspector Calls" by J.B Priestley, Mr Birling gives a speech at the beginning of the play riddled with dramatic irony and selfish statements; he doesn't get to finish the speech as the ...
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Does the Birling family (and Gerald) represent the 7 deadly sins and/or the story of the pharaoh?

One of my theories is that the Inspector is like Moses and the Birling family is like the Pharaoh. The Pharaoh in the Bible decides to free the slaves, but then doesn't go through with it so God ...
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Does Eric Birling rape Eva Smith?

In An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestley, does Eric Birling actually rape Eva Smith? Does "force" indicate rape, and did he "force" himself into the apartment or onto her? If he did rape her - why ...