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UNIT 1 An inspector calls Eng Lit 18//05/15 PREDICTIONS Watch

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    Im extremely sure that schools are obliged to have books to the students regarding the short stories ?
    (my school are)
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    No, wait, happiness over - I'm guessing you're not doing Edexcel. I am
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    Yeah i'm pretty sure just check with your teacher to make sure but even on my exam timetable it says "open text"
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    (Original post by torilee)
    You've just made my day!! We've always had closed book mocks, but i am doing iGCSE, so I guess the teachers just want us to know the text well?
    Same do you have an OMAM and AIC exam this Monday
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    (Original post by hibby_15x)
    Same do you have an OMAM and AIC exam this Monday
    AIC yes, but I do To Kill a Mockingbird instead
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    (Original post by torilee)
    AIC yes, but I do To Kill a Mockingbird instead
    Do you know anyone with detailed notes on An inspector calls.
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    I'm hoping a question will come up as "give advice to a person playing the character of____" as they are simple and quite different
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    Cram.com has good flashcard points for An Inspector Calls. Provides great revision info
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    My teacher said about Mr+Mrs Birling and thats what we had our mock on but who knows :/- I'm dreading the English Literature exams- just seems like so much to learn!!!1
    Were your mock questions about how each is presented separetely (ie two different questions) or together? I don't think I could think of much to say about their relationship since they're so similar. :/
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    (Original post by lubna1998)
    Were your mock questions about how each is presented separetely (ie two different questions) or together? I don't think I could think of much to say about their relationship since they're so similar. :/
    Ermm, you had an option to do just Mr Birling and then the second option was to do them both together. There are differences- e.g. Mrs. Birling is her husbands social superior which considering the time the play was set was rare and this is ironic considering Priestley is portraying how a family is stuck on societies morals actually isn't a particularly 'normal family'.
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    Monday will be fun, see the Inspector's name 'Goole' as a local fishing area for Priestley. So Goole could be representing that he is fishing and reeling the family in. That's something perceptive I guess.
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    (Original post by Marshall Taylor)
    Monday will be fun, see the Inspector's name 'Goole' as a local fishing area for Priestley. So Goole could be representing that he is fishing and reeling the family in. That's something perceptive I guess.
    The character of Inspector Goole can be explained in many ways. It is thought, that he could be a ghost, an angel (sent from God to deliver the truth), a psychic (able to see the future), or simply just a socialist “Crank” – this is what, in fact, the characters in the play believe towards the end, as Mr. Birling says, “That fellow obviously didn’t like us. He was prejudiced against us from the start. Probably a socialist or some sort of crank – he talked like one.”
    Hope this helps x
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    (Original post by Marshall Taylor)
    Monday will be fun, see the Inspector's name 'Goole' as a local fishing area for Priestley. So Goole could be representing that he is fishing and reeling the family in. That's something perceptive I guess.
    Love this
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    Ermm, you had an option to do just Mr Birling and then the second option was to do them both together. There are differences- e.g. Mrs. Birling is her husbands social superior which considering the time the play was set was rare and this is ironic considering Priestley is portraying how a family is stuck on societies morals actually isn't a particularly 'normal family'.
    Thanks!


    (Original post by Marshall Taylor)
    Monday will be fun, see the Inspector's name 'Goole' as a local fishing area for Priestley. So Goole could be representing that he is fishing and reeling the family in. That's something perceptive I guess.
    I read an examiner's report (I think it was the year that said something like 'the inspector is just a mouthpiece for Priestley') and it said a few people had said this after hearing about it from digital sources but I wasn't credited because it was too far fetched :/
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    Alternatively, we understand that he knows a lot about Eva Smith so he could be her dead baby's spirit or hers.
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    (Original post by Marshall Taylor)
    Alternatively, we understand that he knows a lot about Eva Smith so he could be her dead baby's spirit or hers.
    Thats a good one i was wondering if you could develop on that if you have time ?
    it would be really useful
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    (Original post by Synonym)
    Thats a good one i was wondering if you could develop on that if you have time ?
    it would be really useful
    I'll even throw in a quote and some analysis.

    'Inspector
    She kept a rough sort of diary. And she said there she had to go away and be quiet and remember "just to make it last longer." She felt there'd never be anything as good again for her - so she had to make it last longer'

    Right, this is a personal moment for the Inspector as he gives us his first insights into Eva Smith's feelings and personality. He claims that he has found a diary yet he doesn't bring it with him but I think he has a more personal connection to Eva Smith: perhaps he even is her ghost, or a ghoulish embodiment of her dead child/Priestley never tells us, but in a performance the actors if played well could present a better more personal connection. Also write about the fact that he has a big interest on Eva's part, keeping a diary and making a point of remembering the past nostalgically.
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    (Original post by hibby_15x)
    Do you know anyone with detailed notes on An inspector calls.
    This website:
    http://englishtutorhome2.blogspot.co...pector%20Calls
    is the best one I've found so far, hopefully you'll find it helpful...
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    (Original post by Synonym)
    Thats a good one i was wondering if you could develop on that if you have time ?
    it would be really useful
    Ive also found some excellent (I think) analysis. When the Inspector says "I've only recently transferred" this carries tantalisingly double meanings! How and from where? It makes me question, what time? What planet? What town? Has he "transferred"?
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    (Original post by Marshall Taylor)
    Ive also found some excellent (I think) analysis. When the Inspector says "I've only recently transferred" this carries tantalisingly double meanings! How and from where? It makes me question, what time? What planet? What town? Has he "transferred"?
    could you pm me the info please ? )))
 
 
 
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