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The Inspector introduces himself as Inspector Goole a police officer who has come to scrutinize about a young woman called Eva SmithDaisy Renton Half way through act one when the Inspector arrives JB Priestley describes him as a man of massiveness solidity and purposefulness this shows that he is an imposing figure who will control the play and be the centre of the it tooThe Inspector knows how to make an entrance and an exit too Firstly he interrupts the Birling family gathering this shows that his timing is crucial Priestley has the Inspector ring the bell just as Arthur says a man has to mind his own business Its as if Birlings statement summons the Inspector to prove the exact opposite The Inspector uses exits as a clever tactic At the end of act one the Inspector Leaves Sheila and Gerald alone together this lets Sheila question Gerald and allows the time for mistrust to break them apart The stage directions where as Eric moves the Inspector looks from Sheila to Gerald then goes out with Eric This also makes it easier to get Gerald to confess when the Inspector returns The Inspector says that if the Birlings dont learn their lesson they will be taught it in Fire and Blood and Anguish After his last exit theres a sudden silence because no one else is speaking The audience like the characters on stage are left starring subdued and wonderingThe Inspector arrives very unexpectedly which shows hes a man of mystery thats why in the last act Mr Birling says Was it a hoax He is described as authoritative and imposing Hes not a big man but his presence fills the room Inspector Goole has come to the house to stir the consciences of the Birlings He does this when he first mentions what happened to Daisy Renton is an example of emotive language Two hours ago a young woman died in the
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