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Inspector Calls Essay, Exploring Inspector Goole's character

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Inspector Calls Essay My essay will explore Inspector Goole's character and the type of role he has amongst the Birling's and how the Birling's perceive him as, as well as the audience's view on him. By doing these things I will be able to find out more about Inspector Goole. Inspector Goole is seen as somewhat of an interruption by the Birling's. Mr Birling is a ignorant, obnoxious, and emits deplorable behaviour towards people he deems of lower class, than him. Mrs Birling, is a cold-hearted, bitchy person, who likes to think of herself and family as high-class. Eric, one of the two children of Mr and Mrs Birling, is the spoilt one, being drunk all the time and Mrs Birling's favoured child, who always thought of him as a good, well-brought up child. ...read more.


politely like a normal inspector, which leads the audience to believe that he isn't really an inspector, which later at the end shows in actuality, that there was no Inspector Goole. The Inspector, who reveals that the people who they have affected altogether, was actually one woman, named Eva Smith. The Birling's, who are shocked by this fact, and other facts, such as Mrs Birling's special son actually being a drunkard (as well as stealing money from the father to give to Eva to survive on), Gerald actually being a slimy, shameful fellow for starting an affair with Eva, and the main subject they have affected most of all, was the victim of all these sad outcomes, Eva. ...read more.


This leaves the audience to decide what Inspector Goole was, if he were an apparition or a angel to tell of the future and the disastrous effects of what will happen, or a messenger, telling them of great evil and how they will have to pay for their sins in the future and the damage it will cause to everyone if they do not contribute to society to help one another. Inspector Goole, being the mysterious protagonist of the play, preaches to us that we can change the world of tomorrow with what we choose to do and what we choose not to, and that if we ignore simple things, terrible things can happen, just like World War 1 and 2. ...read more.

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