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In "An Inspector Calls" how is Sheila affected by her realization?

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How is Sheila affected by her realization? Use evidence from the play to support your view. Sheila shows her reactions very clearly and it appeared that she could not hide the fact she was simply shocked she was involved, as she had always been used to a higher-class life without these types of situations. Also before she had been guilt tricking her father for firing her, ?I think it was a mean thing to do?. Immediately after she finds out after the inspector shows her the picture of Eva Smith, ?gives a half-stifled sob, and then runs out.? That description ...read more.


Birling?s. It then takes quite some time until Sheila comes back, assuming she had to try and composer herself to find out what role she had had in the case. Although, she may seem naive in her perception of life she was courageous to return and she shows her curiosity, ? you knew it was me all the time, didn?t you??. Unlike Birling, Sheila seemed like she really cared what happened and felt guilty, yet a more syndical view could say that she wanted to try and shift the blame when she sais ?so I?m really responsible?. ...read more.


She also appears to be vindictive, ?I was in a furious temper.? She then later displays her nervousness after endeavoring to hide her anxiety. She uses many hyphens that show her uneasiness by her stuttering in what she says; this shows how much it had affected her. Sheila shows how she can be jealous at times ?If she?d been some miserable plain creature, I don?t suppose I?d done it.? Quickly Sheila is keen to shift this confrontation onto another character, ?How did you come to know this girl?Eva Smith.? ...read more.

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