The Question and Answer section for An Inspector Calls is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Sybil Birling is presented as both a cold and condescending woman. In essence, she is presented as a class conscious, snob.
Mr. Birling cites the Titanic in his list of examples of progress.
In Act II, during the Inspector's questioning, Sheila reveals that her brother (Eric) has a drinking problem. Sheila tells the Inspector that her brother has been “steadily drinking too much for the last two years.” Mrs. Birling is angered by her...