Frank's command of words and literature, his ability to participate in the cultural life of society, and his position at the university are indeed little more than a hollow façade, a façade that masks a dismaying and profound emptiness in his actual life. I can do without you. Frank would still like to know everything about Rita. Has a lot of quotes followed by an explanation each. Lisa Bellear's poetry and 3 related texts, including Paul Keating's speech, Ani Difranco's 'Tis of Thee' song and the poem 'No time for laughter'.
However, she is still hesitant, and asks Frank his opinion on whether or not she can do it. The set text Educating Rita by Willy Russell and my related text the film Billy Elliot by Daltry show how the individual can grow, this can be a complex process leading to growth and change through new experiences. Rita' s over-all education, in other words, consists of two parts. The transitional journey involves gaining knowledge, understanding and insight with difficult and challenging consequences which can be both positive and negative. Culture and education themselves would stagnate and degenerate unless subversive minds were allowed to do their work.
The movement into a new world may be physical, emotional or psycholigcal as evident in Willy Russel's ' Educating Rita'. Through her education she does indeed achieve all of these things, but education is not a panacea. He stops short of telling her that she has not really changed, but that is certainly a question to ask. Frank differs, believing that she was truly authentic initially, and did not need to change anything about herself. He is afraid of change.
Rita is a typical uneducated woman; her life is already planned out for her consisting of children. Bourgeoisie, Change, Education 1065 Words 3 Pages Moving into the world is an experience which limits and extends individual freedom As you move into the world, you experience numerous challenges which are essential in order to mature both physically and mentally. And upon leaving school at the age of 15 with one O-level in English, he became a ladies hairdresser for 6 years and ran his own salon, Which he said helped him become a good listener. Educating Rita In this essay I will comment on how Russell comments on modern society in his play Educating Rita. She strives to change classes, and although is different from her working class peers, she still isn't ready to be accepted as middle class. American football, Bend It Like Beckham, Educating Rita 1161 Words 4 Pages Into the World involves transition and change.
It demonstrates to us that change involves taking risks leading to positive consequences of change. Rita has to learn at the end of the movie that the culture and education that she has acquired with the help of people like Frank and Trish does not necessarily amount to the rich new existence that she had hoped for when she enrolled in the Open University. This poem tells us to take a chance, to leave your comfort zone, take a gamble, take a risk, risk it all, risk anything, heck! While in the coming weeks and months he succeeds in teaching Rita how to read and analyze literature in a scholarly way, and to express her insights in well-argued essays, Frank never loses the nagging feeling that he is deforming Rita as much as he is educating her. The sense of belonging to one of these social groups gives one a sense of belonging, and cancels out the feeling of exclusion and isolation. While Rita revels in her accomplishments and newly found self-confidence, Frank is visibly unhappy with what Rita has turned into.
Barriers and problems may exist and overcoming these barriers can be voluntarily or forced upon an individual. These signs show that he is well raised, even though he just stopped caring about others. The comical paradox of the situation is that Rita desires exactly what Frank does not value anymore: the clever speech of academics, the culture and tastes of the upper classes, and an escape from the trivia of down-to-earth life into a realm of ideas that seem more significant than the preoccupations of ordinary people. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury Signifying nothing. Some of these changes result from new discoveries been adapted or simply by meet new people and adapting their way of life. The Door allows you to get out and experience new things.
Rita is brought into this philosophical frame of mind by vividly experiencing Macbeth's haunting vision. The bond they form generates the emotional impetus force needed to undergo fundamental so basic as to be hard to alter, resolve, or overcome change. Rita's education is not restricted to scholastic learning alone, her transformation from the uneducated Rita to the educated Susan is all encompassing. Consider some of these themes and try to support these ideas with relevant evidence from the text. She started to feel like she was just another person in a crowd, nobody special at home so she starts a literature course at the Open University. Poetry, as Frank sees it, is not just sophisticated rhetoric, but a deep inspiration that affects our passions, our knowledge, and everything we do in the world.
She chose her name after a famous person, thinking it would help her. What's up, Frank, don't y' like me now that the little girl's grown up, now that y' can no longer bounce me on daddy's knee an' watch me stare back in wide-eyed wonder at everything he has to say? Feedback as to why I lost the marks was because I was talking too fast. A nice change of pace for director Lewis Gilbert, who is perhaps better known for his contributions to the James Bond series. For Rita, education is a means to jump social classes, to escape a lackluster life, and to act as an arena in which she can make her own choices and be her own person. She comes from the working class society and tries to become educated and well respected. The quote could also be used as a metaphor where the alcohol is his real life being hidden from other people.
Educating Rita is a drama which was first published as a play in 1983, written by Willy Russell; subsequently, it was made into a film which quickly became a box-office hit. Rita is uncomfortable at first but later makes progress in her Open University course. The protagonists in both text seek something that will help them transition into the world, which is a type of education. They each show marks of affection for each other. Rita's lasting change, and whether she is truly in another class or just pretending, remains ambiguous at the end of the text. Going into the world disrupts the 'ideal' world and forces individuals to contemplate the reality behind their fantasies.
Film genre A film of the same genre refers to a film of the same kind or category. Rita has set herself on a course of self-discovery, she has a determination to control her own life and make her own choices. The audience can clearly see that the main theme of the play is change, the play has a very strong and emotional message, if you want to change, you can, if you work hard enough and put your mind to it, like Rita. Barriers and problems might get in the way when moving into the world and overcoming these barriers can be forced upon an individual. I told y' I was stupid. She comes from the working class society and tries to become educated and well respected. Equal opportunities in the way that women are expected to have babies and stay at home all day but in his play Rita breaks away from every one else and gets an education and he shows how hard it is to get an education.