[How and why does Sheila Birling change in An Inspector Calls?
- how Sheila responds to her family and to the Inspector
- how Priestley presents Sheila by the ways he writes.
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At the beginning of the play Priestley presents Sheila Birling as a typical, self-centred, obedient, middle-class young lady. However, once she realises how terribly her actions affected the course of Eva Smith’s life, it has a massive effect on her. By the end of the plays she has drastically transformed into a sensitive, responsible, independent young woman. Out of all the characters: Sheila changes the most…]