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Our frayed Humanity

Advantages: Deals with modern political matters from the last century - clever narrative.
Disadvantages: Not quite a Wilde, then again not a bad thing.

(This Review Contains No Spoilers!) Characters: Arthur Birling, owner of a successful mill, and politician – head of the house. Sybil Birling, elderly pompous lady, who spends her time meddling about with a Women’s Charity – Mother to Shei ...

1st2thebar 18.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of An Inspector Calls - J. B. Priestley

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* A Visit From An Inspector....*

Advantages: Entertaining , Enjoyable , Good Characters
Disadvantages: Cliffhanger At End

When my English teacher told us that we would be studying a play as part of my GCSE English course last year , I prayed that it wouldn't be something too difficult like Shakespeare ; something some of my friends had already begun studying in a different c ...

xdonzx 29.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of An Inspector Calls - J. B. Priestley

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An Inspector Calls

Advantages: An incredible insight into social inequality
Disadvantages: Harshly - the play gets predictable

An Inspector Calls is a play written by J.B. Priestley in 1945, based before World War I, in 1912. The play is about a family, the majority of whom are aristocrats who live in a capitalist atmosphere; full of lies, pride and pure selfishness. Throughout t ...

TomMounsey 13.10.2008 · Read full review
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surprising

Advantages: easy to read; interesting themes
Disadvantages: short

...Despite the fact that the play is so short, many themes are incorporated and interweaved into it. An example of the many themes present in the play is love, and love is viewed differently by each character in the play. For example Mr Birling links love to ...

ahotomega1 24.09.2010 · Read full review
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Priestly's political views in an Inspector Calls

Advantages: Exciting, ironic and funny - A good read
Disadvantages: Nothing really!

...HOW DOES PRIESTLEY USE DRAMATIC DEVICES TO CONVEY HIS POLITICAL VIEWS IN AN INSPECTOR CALLS? The play An Inspector Calls conveys a strong political message. It promotes the idea of socialism, as a society in which community and responsibility are centr ...

djwill 12.02.2006 · Read full review
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