All I can think of is the Seven Deadly Sins. And that "Birling" is a USA-orginated sport which requires competitors to balance on a floating log in water by running on it.. which could be representive of the Birling's effort to keep their status upright but I think that is way too far and silly lol :-(
Edna the maid like "Garden of Eden" or means "pleasure..
Daisy Renton "Day's eye" she was the vision of the working class, the "weed" to society...
I'm finding it really difficult to note down how characters are represented, I'm bad at Lit. :/
What have you thought of?
Would you pay less for a humanities degree?