Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I have a question that will be on my gcse English literature exam about an Inspector Calls that will probably be about character. So I just want to ask if this brief idea about Sheila is good to write in a question about her character and how it is presented by Priestley.

    The character of Sheila is an apt representation of the typical 1912 English upper class girl. She was kept protected from any "unpleasant" factors that could perhaps startle her, to the extent that she was being forcibly kicked out of the room when her fiancé's affair was being discussed. This representation of her could be compared to the Buddha, who was kept behind the four walls of his family's Kingdom to be protected from the cold world that lurked behind, but when he left the kingdom, and was exposed to the real world, he was evidently astonished by it. However, like Sheila, he learnt from the sadistic, relentless monster that is the world, and received enlightenment from it. Sheila in the end turned out to be more sensible than her parents who were trying to protect her.

    Sorry for the lack of quotations, it's just that it's a closed book exam so I treated it like one when writing this paragraph.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    That's funny... Our English Mock asked us to write about Gerald's character and how he was presented in the play!
    • Community Assistant
    Online

    14
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by ashallynmccolour)
    That's funny... Our English Mock asked us to write about Gerald's character and how he was presented in the play!
    Haha!

    Posted from TSR Mobile
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Did TEF Bronze Award affect your UCAS choices?
    Useful resources

    Study tools

    Rosette

    Essay expert

    Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

    Thinking about uni already?

    Thinking about uni already?

    See where you can apply with our uni match tool

    Student chat

    Ask a question

    Chat to other GCSE students and get your study questions answered.

    Creating

    Make study resources

    Create all the resources you need to get the grades.

    Planner

    Create your own Study Plan

    Organise all your homework and exams so you never miss another deadline.

    Resources by subject

    From flashcards to mind maps; there's everything you need for all of your GCSE subjects.

    Papers

    Find past papers

    100s of GCSE past papers for all your subjects at your fingertips.

    Help out other students

    Can you help? Study help unanswered threads

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.