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Lesson overview:Sheila and Eric (Part 2)

  • In this lesson, we will explore how Priestley presents the character of Eric Birling. We will explore how our sympathies towards Eric develop in the play, as well as revisiting contextual information about traditional gender roles in the Edwardian era.
  • In this lesson, we will explore how Priestley presents the character of Eric Birling. We will explore how our sympathies towards Eric develop in the play, as well as revisiting contextual information about traditional gender roles in the Edwardian era.

In this lesson, we will explore how Priestley presents the character of Eric Birling. We will explore how our sympathies towards Eric develop in the play, as well as revisiting contextual information about traditional gender roles in the Edwardian era.

Content guidance

Contains conflict or violence. Contains distressing content.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.