"Why shouldn't they try for higher wages? We try for the highest possible prices".
Act 1.Defending socialist actions.
"I wasn't in love with her or anything - but i liked her - she was pretty and a good sport".
Act 3.He used Eva.He wasn't in love with Eva.
"I don't know - really. Suddenly I felt I just had to laugh."
.At the start of the play Eric is very unsure of himself. He tries to speak up but is often talked down by his father. His behaviour is awkward and stilted.
What's the use of talking about behaving sensibly. You're beginning to pretend now that nothing's really happened at all. And I can't see it like that. This girl's still dead, isn't she? Nobody's brought her to life, have they?"
He is clearly distressed and understands the gravity of the situation, he can’t understand why the others don’t.
'I was in that state when a chap easily turns nasty.'
BY SRIVATSAKUCHIBHOTLAProves that Eric is irresponsible and unaware of his actions