Key themes of An Inspector Calls

English Literature



11m 5s
This tutorial examines all the key themes with An Inspector Calls, ranging from Community responsibility, Family relationships, Private and public reputation, Class, Gender and Business interests. The key questions considered include: What message was JB Priestley trying to convey? Does the Inspector ruin the Birling family? The key content considered includes: JB Priestley’s socialist message Vs Birling’s capitalist one; the Birling family’s slow implosion; Birling’s concern with his public reputation; women’s position in the early 20th Century.


Stephen Lucas

Prof. Robert Eaglestone

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