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Discuss the role of the inspector in the play.Comment on the purpose of his visit and the methods of his enquiry. Was his enquiry successful in your opinion?

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Discuss the role of the inspector in the play. Comment on the purpose of his visit and the methods of his enquiry. Was his enquiry successful in your opinion? I am completing an essay on Inspector calls. In this essay I will discuss the Inspector and his methods of enquiry. Set in a Yorkshire household during the early 1900s, Inspector Goole calls at the home of a wealthy industrialist Arthur Birling to investigate the mysterious circumstances behind the death of a young woman named Eva Smith (Jane Wenham). Each one of the family has a secret - and a series of flashbacks reveals each one is partly responsible for driving her to ...read more.

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As Inspector Goole steps into the room, he has very little expression on his aged, furrowed face. He is very assertive and sure of what he wants. Inspector Goole comes in and reports to the family that a young girl has just poisoned herself, but he never names the persons name. In a self-assured manner he asks to speak with Mr Birling privately. When he speaks to the family, they are all refusing to have been responsible for Eva Smith's death, but by the time the inspector finishes speaking to them they are all accepting the fact that they are to blame. ...read more.

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They all admit to being wrong and all are regretting what they did. At the time of his departure he leaves them with one last speech and it is very similar to what Mr Birling said to Gerald. That speech was the thing that left the scare on this incident. J.B. Priestley's superb blend of morality play and thriller transfers well from the stage to the screen, gaining much from Alastair Sim's masterly performance in the title role. I think J.B. priestly made the inspector mysteries to let the readers know that all actions will be judged upon weather it is a way you are familiar with or a way you aren't. ?? ?? ?? ?? by the one and only mahmud shahnawaz 11s ...read more.

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