Mrs Birling

In this lesson, we will explore Priestley's negative portrayal of Mrs. Birling. We will explore how her character develops in the play and revise key contextual knowledge that allows us to develop a detailed interpretation of her character.

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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 is the correct definition of 'complacency'?

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Q2.What is the definition of 'caricature'?

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Q3.What is the correct definition of 'galvanise'?

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Q4.Which adjectives describe Mr Birling at the end of the play?

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Q5.Why can Mr Birling be described as complacent?

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Quiz:

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 is the correct definition of 'complacency'?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of 'caricature'?

2/5

Q3.What is the correct definition of 'galvanise'?

3/5

Q4.Which adjectives describe Mr Birling at the end of the play?

4/5

Q5.Why can Mr Birling be described as complacent?

5/5

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Quiz:

Mrs Birling

Take the quiz to check your understanding of the important knowledge and vocabulary covered in lesson 6.

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'haughty'?

1/5

Q2.What is the correct definition of 'prejudice'?

2/5

Q3.What is the correct definition of 'complacency'?

3/5

Q4.Which adjectives describe Mrs Birling at the end of the play?

4/5

Q5.Why is Mrs Birling prejudiced against Eva Smith?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Mrs Birling

Take the quiz to check your understanding of the important knowledge and vocabulary covered in lesson 6.

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'haughty'?

1/5

Q2.What is the correct definition of 'prejudice'?

2/5

Q3.What is the correct definition of 'complacency'?

3/5

Q4.Which adjectives describe Mrs Birling at the end of the play?

4/5

Q5.Why is Mrs Birling prejudiced against Eva Smith?

5/5

Lesson summary: Mrs Birling

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