From 1600 -1900
They were kept away from the outside world
They lived in a shtetl (which is a small town)
Jews were also moneylenders and merchants:
The Jews had trades:
How does Priestly make this an exciting and intriguing beginning to the play?
J.B. Priestley uses the issue of the social class, Mr and Mrs Birling different attitude
towards Gerald and Geralds absence during summer to make the beginning of the play excit
How does George Eliot make this moment dramatic and significant in the novel?
George Eliot uses metaphors, alliteration repetition of sound and rhetorical question to
make this moment dramatic and significant in the novel. She here describes the scene bef
Discuss the importance of Eppie.
Eppie acts as a messenger from God throughout the story. Godfrey abandons her, so as a
punishment, he ends up childless. Silas adopts her, so as a reward, he has a happy life with her.
Eppie is a treasure and reward to Sil
J.B. Priestley uses the entrance of Gerald to relieve the tension of the Birling family who
are interrogated by the mysterious Inspector Goole. The fact that Inspector Goole is not a
police officer makes the ending of the play dramatic and significant.
How does Eliot make this part of the novel significant?
Silas Marner wants to tell the minister not to draw lots to decide whether people are
guilty or not. He also wants to find out why William Dane has framed him. He wants to certify
that he is not a th
How does Eliot chapter 16 (beginning of part 2) significant?
In part 1, Silas is solitary and reclusive. Silas is isolated by the villagers as he is suspicion.
Silas has knowledge of medicinal herbs, many of his neighbors speculate that he has
How does Priestley make this part of the play revealing and dramatic?
All characters in this part of the play relates to Eva Smiths death. This part of the play is
about the beginning of the Inspector interrogation. J.B. Priestley uses the authoritarian o
People have irrigated their farmlands from the beginnings of agriculture in prehistoric times.
Over centuries, methods of irrigation have changed, and their efficiency had greatly increased.
Irrigation has raised agricultural productivity, but