Mr Birling's interrogation

In this lesson, we will explore how Priestley uses Mr Birling to convey capitalist ideology and how this shows his views about the attitudes of the bourgeoisie.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does the term omnipotent mean?

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Q2.Why is the Inspector's timing on stage perfect?

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Q3.Who does the Inspector act as a raisonneur for?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the term omnipotent mean?

1/3

Q2.Why is the Inspector's timing on stage perfect?

2/3

Q3.Who does the Inspector act as a raisonneur for?

3/3

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An Inspector Calls: Mr Birling's Interrogation

This quiz will test your knowledge from the lesson.

Q1.What does the term diatribe mean?

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Q2.Which statement best describes Priestley's view of capitalists in 1912?

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Q3.Who does Mr Birling aim his diatribe at in Act One of the play?

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Q4.Why does Priestley create a caricature out of Mr Birling?

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An Inspector Calls: Mr Birling's Interrogation

This quiz will test your knowledge from the lesson.

Q1.What does the term diatribe mean?

1/4

Q2.Which statement best describes Priestley's view of capitalists in 1912?

2/4

Q3.Who does Mr Birling aim his diatribe at in Act One of the play?

3/4

Q4.Why does Priestley create a caricature out of Mr Birling?

4/4

Lesson summary: Mr Birling's interrogation

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