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  • Real Love Between Frank And Rita
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    In Willy Russel's play 'Educating Rita,' some marks of a love story are to be noticed between both characters. They each show marks of affection for each other. The main aspect of a love story is to have two characters of opposite sex, being attracted to one another. The attraction of two people especially deals with having a relationship. In 'Educating Rita,' this is not the case because only the male character is attracted to the female. In a love story, both characters are dependent on each o...
  • End Of Educating Rita Frank
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    'Educating Rita " Director: Lewis Gilbert Screenwriter: Willy Russell Released: 1983 With Julie Walters, Michael Caine, and others Rita (Julie Walters) is a twenty-six years old hairdresser from Liverpool who has decided to get an education. Not the sort of education that would get her just a better job or more pay, but an education that would open up for her a whole new world -- a liberal education. Rita wants to be a different person, and live an altogether different sort of life than she has ...
  • Relationship Between Frank And Rita
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    ... rank likes her straight forwardness in Scene 1 but to his disappointment she starts to loose her identity towards the end of the play. "I think you " re the first breath of air that's been in this room for years". At the summer school Rita has learned about authors and she meets other students. Frank is very impressed of her abilities. She changes her lifestyle with new clothes and a new hair colour and was also influenced of her flatmate Trish. Trish encourages Rita a lot and she in under h...
  • Russell's Characterization Of Rita And Frank
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    A play is a form of literature that is meant to be performed by actors, whether on stage, in the television studio, or on the film set. Educating Rita, written by Willy Russell, deals with his two-handed play, a wry, witty, look at social class and socialization in the north of England. The play is set in the time that it was written, in 1985. The general idea that the writers intended to achieve through writing the play is to give a good background and understanding of the play, and to provide ...
  • Willy Russell S Educating Rita
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    Although Rita knows that intellectual enlightenment is important, to Rita, education provides much more to her in Willy Russell!'s Educating Rita. Rita!'s education is not restricted to scholastic learning alone, her transformation from the uneducated Rita to the educated Susan is all encompassing. Rita sees and understands the importance of being well educated, but for Rita, education helps her to overcome her background and break away from the traditional role expected of a woman in the 1970's...
  • Rita's Answer
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    Question: Discuss Russell's use of comedy in his criticism of the academic institution of his time. In the play educating the author, Willy Russell uses a lot of humour. If you think about his use of humour carefully you can see it has a deeper meaning than first appears. Russell's comedy criticises the university of his day. I am going to discuss the incidences of humour that do so. The character of Frank himself is a criticism of the university. The audience is expecting Frank to be a boring u...
  • Franks Feeling For Rita
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    ... y's fault this is no longer the woman he married. To Denny she is having an affair with education; this is having the same effect as it would if she had an affair with another man. Rita: "you'd think I was havin' a bloody affair" Frank: "Aren't you" Denny tries everything in his power to get the old Rita back he tires buying presents but knows in the back of his mind he is losing to education. "He's wonderin' where the girl he marries has gone to" Denny doesn't understand Rita's need for cho...
  • Frank And Rita
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    " Character " Willy Russell portrays both the power and the pitfalls of knowledge in Educating Rita unbelievably well. As the story progresses, one may find it fascinating to analyse the two main characters of the play, Frank and Rita. In quite a number of ways they are similar. In many ways they are different as well. Throughout the beginning passages, it becomes clear of Frank and Rita's yearning for that which they do not have. In Frank's case, it can be imagined that he is in search of an ad...
  • Opening Scenes Of Educating Rita
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    In the opening scenes of 'Educating Rita', Willy Russell tries to convey a lot about the characters of Frank and Rita, as well as interesting and entertaining the audience, while he does so. At the beginning of the opening scene, Russell confronts the audience with Frank frantically searching through a bookcase, muttering the names of canonical figures of literature. At the exclamation of 'Dickens', we assume he has found the book he is looking for, only to see him draw out a concealed bottle of...
  • Scene Four Rita And Frank
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    Educating Rita- the summary Act one Scene one The hairdresser Rita wants to become educated. She enrolled into an open university and was accepted. Rita get a tutor- Frank-. This scene describes the first meeting between both. Frank expects an insecure, shy woman. But Rita is self- assured, extroverted and speaks a lot. They talk about irrelevant themes like pictures alcohol and about smoking. Rita tells Frank, that she wants to know everything. Frank hesitates, because he is undoubted about his...

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