When Entering Is Mr Birling

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The first thing the inspector says when entering is Mr Birling? By saying this it forces Mr Birling to speak to him and start the conversation. Mr Birling answers by trying to take charge of the situation he does this by at first asking the inspector to sit down and then he starts to try and avoid the subject of why the inspector is actually he says I was lord mayor two years ago and I’m still on the bench he says this almost as a warning and is trying to get the inspector to back off. This causes the other characters in the room to feel uneasy which creates a tense atmosphere, Gerald immediately starts to agree with everything his soon to be father in law says whereas Eric is much more blunt. The inspector puzzles the readers by letting Mr Birling rant on and then acting as though all of Mr Birling’s life achievements are worth nothing. At this point we still don’t know why he is here, but he creates the impression that everyone present is guilty.…show more content…
By saying this it forces Mr Birling to speak to him and start the conversation. Mr Birling answers by trying to take charge of the situation he does this by at first asking the inspector to sit down and then he starts to try and avoid the subject of why the inspector is actually he says I was lord mayor two years ago and I’m still on the bench he says this almost as a warning and is trying to get the inspector to back off. This causes the other characters in the room to feel uneasy which creates a tense atmosphere, Gerald immediately starts to agree with everything his soon to be father in law says whereas Eric is much more blunt. The inspector puzzles the readers by letting Mr Birling rant on and then acting as though all of Mr Birling’s life achievements are worth nothing. At this point we still don’t know why he is here, but he creates the impression that everyone present is
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