Educating rita act 1 scene 1 and act 2 scene 1

Instead, he tries to seem apathetic about the reality of their relationship, which he suggests is predicated on a temporary connection.

Educating rita film analysis

There has also been a movie made from it starring Julie Walters and the more famous Michael Caine. This is wholly inappropriate for a tutor to be saying to his student, but it has been apparent for some time now that Frank is romantically interested in Rita at least a little bit and that he has also been projecting his own depression and discontent onto her. Any friendship between the two seems unlikely, but they quickly warm to one another as first appearances show. How does Russell make the opening scene of "Educating Rita" interesting for the audience? In act two scene one there is almost a complete reverse in characters attitude, status and behaviour from the first scene of act one. She talked to people and did her work after consulting many opinions. It is a very recognizable but lamentable human trait to wish others to identify fully with us and then become frustrated when they do not, or start off identifying but move away from it. At the same time, he recognizes that the point of their relationship is that she will eventually be able to move on from the classroom. Rita mentions a woman named Trish in the conversation, who is her new flatmate. Rita muses that it might have been fairer to the students if he was so drunk that he was falling off his rostrum; it may have been for his own good. Do you think Willy Russell has made his opening dramatic and entertaining? Frank maintains that is not the case, and that he merely wants her to think critically for herself. It explores the themes of education, poverty and working class life

This is wholly inappropriate for a tutor to be saying to his student, but it has been apparent for some time now that Frank is romantically interested in Rita at least a little bit and that he has also been projecting his own depression and discontent onto her. In the opening scene of Educating Rita, Frank displays apathy when it comes to his apparent drinking problem.

This is important because he is otherwise so fed up with academia and his job as a professor.

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In order to pursue this, she lies to her husband and ignores what her community expects of her, thereby acting upon a sense of personal agency and a desire to improve herself regardless of what other people want her to do.

If she fails, she might feel stupid and worthless.

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At the same time, he recognizes that the point of their relationship is that she will eventually be able to move on from the classroom. He grudgingly admits it would fit in with the rest of them.

Educating rita act 1 scene 1 and act 2 scene 1

It is here she meets her tutor, Frank. This is wholly inappropriate for a tutor to be saying to his student, but it has been apparent for some time now that Frank is romantically interested in Rita at least a little bit and that he has also been projecting his own depression and discontent onto her. This is because in act one, Rita really admires Frank and wishes she could be just like him because of his vast knowledge. It explores the themes of education, poverty and working class life After a moment Rita apologizes, and Frank says there is no need to. She wants a better life for herself; she wants to have an education. Comment on how Frank and Rita's attitudes to culture change in the play. There is a complex number of underlying themes to the way in which the leading characters interact with each other. Frank empties the alcohol into his glass. Frank on the other hand is Rita? She muses that one of the crazier ones is named Tyson but everyone calls him Tiger. Rita says she wants to study a great dead poet and suggests going down to the grass to sit but Frank doesn't want to do that.

Buy Study Guide Scene 1 Frank is typing and drinking when Rita comes in, twirling around in her new second hand clothes, beaming.

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