Sheila and Eric (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will explore how Priestley presents the character of Eric Birling. We will explore how our sympathies towards Eric develop in the play, as well as revisiting contextual information about traditional gender roles in the Edwardian era. This lesson makes reference to the topics of suicide and violence, as well as sexual exploitation and violence. If these issues are sensitive for you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting, or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.Who becomes Priestley's mouthpiece after The Inspector leaves?

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Q2.What is the definition of 'privileged'?

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Q3.What is the definition of 'enlightened'?

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Q4.Which adjectives describe Sheila at the end of the play?

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Q5.What support was available in 1912 for working class women if they did not have a job?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who becomes Priestley's mouthpiece after The Inspector leaves?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of 'privileged'?

2/5

Q3.What is the definition of 'enlightened'?

3/5

Q4.Which adjectives describe Sheila at the end of the play?

4/5

Q5.What support was available in 1912 for working class women if they did not have a job?

5/5

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Lesson 4: Revisiting An Inspector Calls - Sheila and Eric (2)

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Question 2

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Question 5

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

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Q2.What is the definition of 'repentant'?

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Q3.How do both Sheila and Eric treat Eva?

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Q4.Which adjectives describe Eric at the end of the play?

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Q5.Why can Eric be described at deplorable?

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Lesson 4: Revisiting An Inspector Calls - Sheila and Eric (2)

Take the quiz to check your understanding of the important knowledge and vocabulary covered in lesson 4.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of 'repentant'?

2/5

Q3.How do both Sheila and Eric treat Eva?

3/5

Q4.Which adjectives describe Eric at the end of the play?

4/5

Q5.Why can Eric be described at deplorable?

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Lesson summary: Sheila and Eric (Part 2)

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