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    (Original post by TheDoctor11)
    Hey guys, just wondering if you could help me out on this revision question: How does J.B Priestley use the Inspector to explore ideas as to how we should treat others (In 'An Inspector Calls'?. Use evidence from the play, context and the writers intentions on the audience in your answer.

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    JB Priestly was a socialist and thus he had views that everyone was responsible for each other and one of his main values was collective responsibility. The inspector can be viewed in many different ways, many see him as a device that Priestly uses to convey these views of his, and these views are also made prominent because of the other characters as we see how there is such a contrast in views between the Birling's ( especially the older Generations) and the inspector. 'But the way some of these cranks talk and write now, you’d think everybody has to look after everybody else, as if we were all mixed up together like bees in a hive.' These words spoken by Arthur Birling clearly convey how he disagrees with equal treatment. This is also very similar to when Mrs Birling implies ' a girl of that class', as this suggests how she feels that Eva Smith was below her and therefore obviously doesn't deserve to be treated well and doesn't even deserve common respect. Priestly wanted to show the audience that it is because of peoples selfish views and actions that the society they live in is unequal and unjust. Lastly in the inspectors last speech he condenses what he has been trying to get across for the duration of the play stating boldly 'we are members of one body. We are responsible for each other.

    I just drafted this and it is a snippet of what I would include,
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    (Original post by skye99)
    JB Priestly was a socialist and thus he had views that everyone was responsible for each other and of his main values was collective responsibility. The inspector can be viewed in many different ways, many see him as a device that Priestly uses to convey these views of his, and these views are also made prominent because of the other characters as we see how there is such a contrast in views between the Birling's ( especially the older Generations) and the inspector. 'But the way some of these cranks talk and write now, you’d think everybody has to look after everybody else, as if we were all mixed up together like bees in a hive.' These words spoken by Arthur Birling clearly convey how he disagrees with equal treatment. This is also very similar to when Mrs Birling implies ' a girl of that class', as this suggests how she feels that Eva Smith was below her and therefore obviously doesn't deserve to be treated well and doesn't even deserve common respect. Priestly wanted to show the audience that it is because of peoples selfish views and actions that the society they live in is unequal and unjust. Lastly in the inspectors last speech he condenses what he has been trying to get across for the duration of the play stating boldly 'we are members of one body. We are responsible for each other.

    I just drafted this and it is a snippet of what I would include,
    all the best
    Thank you SOOOOO much!!! xx You too x
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    (Original post by skye99)
    JB Priestly was a socialist and thus he had views that everyone was responsible for each other and one of his main values was collective responsibility. The inspector can be viewed in many different ways, many see him as a device that Priestly uses to convey these views of his, and these views are also made prominent because of the other characters as we see how there is such a contrast in views between the Birling's ( especially the older Generations) and the inspector. 'But the way some of these cranks talk and write now, you’d think everybody has to look after everybody else, as if we were all mixed up together like bees in a hive.' These words spoken by Arthur Birling clearly convey how he disagrees with equal treatment. This is also very similar to when Mrs Birling implies ' a girl of that class', as this suggests how she feels that Eva Smith was below her and therefore obviously doesn't deserve to be treated well and doesn't even deserve common respect. Priestly wanted to show the audience that it is because of peoples selfish views and actions that the society they live in is unequal and unjust. Lastly in the inspectors last speech he condenses what he has been trying to get across for the duration of the play stating boldly 'we are members of one body. We are responsible for each other.

    I just drafted this and it is a snippet of what I would include,
    all the best
    You obviously know **** all about the play. You wrote the playwright's name 'Priestley' as 'Priestly.'
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    (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
    You obviously know **** all about the play. You wrote the playwright's name 'Priestley' as 'Priestly.'
    I always forget how to spell his name so do other people, sorry ?????? I have studied this book for 2 years so I might have to disagree with you there and if I knew nothing I obviously wouldn't have commented... I was helping someone with an answer to a question I think that makes me a nice person so why do you feel the need to criticise
 
 
 
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