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An Inspector Calls - the views of Mrs Birling.

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Introduction

What do you think of the way Mrs. Birling speaks and behaves here? Give reasons for what you say, and remember to support your answer with words and phrases from the extract. I think that Mrs Berling doesn?t want to accept any responsibility of killing the girl. Even thought the inspector tells her that the girl is pregnant she won?t accept the blame. Mrs Berling seems to be a stubborn character as she doesn?t want to any responsibility of the girl?s death. ...read more.

Middle

She also doesn?t want the inspector to investigate her and when he does she says ?you have no power to make me change my mind?, this suggest that she thinks she is more powerful than the inspector. When Sheila and Mr Berling comment on her behaviour she seems to try to push the focus back on Arthur ?it wasn?t I who had her turned out of her employment? this suggest that she is stubborn and is not ready to accept the blame Even though the inspector seems to add to the fact that the girl died ...read more.

Conclusion

This point is proven because she found her behaviour ?absurd in a girl in her position.? This shows how she seems to look down on the girls she works with. She seems to have her own opinion of the girl as when the Inpector asks about why Daisy didn?t take the money Mrs Berling thinks that it is ?nonsense? this shows that she has a narrow minded view of girls in hr position. Which is quite ironic as she is head of the ?mother?s committee? ...read more.

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