the pompous, arrogant, head of the Birling family
Mr Birling's wife, tries to shirk off all blame.
gets Eva Smith fired from her job at Millingdales for being too pretty
impregnates Eva and steals money from Mr Birling
has an affair with Eva during the previous summer
Represents Priestley's views in the play.
Daisy Renton - a poor, working class girl whom the Birling family all have to do with her death.
The belief where wealth should be shared for the good of the people.
The belief where money should be retained by the individual who makes it, for their own personal gain.
The class of the Birling family
The class of Eva Smith
How Eva committed suicide.
The position Meggarty has
What Mr Birling sits on as he is a magistrate.
The club where the prostitutes frequent.
The word used to describe Eric's drunkenness
The amount Eric steals off his father.
The increase in labour costs due to Eva's plans.
The four or five people in charge of requesting more pay.
the background to the play