Educating Rita Speech (so Far)

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Into the world, is the motion of one entering a new scene both physically and or mentally, the statement “the response of individuals to new experiences has consequences” is shown in the British play educating Rita by Willy Russell. The play is about a young woman named Rita entering into a new of education, seeking knowledge and sophistication as well as finding herself and where she fits in. In her world. Similarly, the text, The play itself is a two handed play Consisting of Rita and Frank, Frank a middle aged “upper class” man whom drowns himself throughout the play in scotch and alcoholic drinks symbolizing Franks dire need for a change in his life. And Rita on the other hand, a young, enthusiastic, motivated, Lower-class woman who is at a crossroad in her life, having pressures from her social life and her ever growing desire to do something more with her life. By making the decision to enroll into an open university, Rita embarks on her journey into new world. On this transition she is faced with doubt and uncertainty along with several other barriers that otherwise try to stop her from achieving her Goal. This is first show when Rita try’s to enter into Franks study, but is stopped as the door is jammed, “stupid bleeding door handle, Y’ want to get that fixed!”, but eventually gets in, this symbolizes that Rita struggles to enter into an new and different world from her own, Rita eventually overcomes her this barrier as you see in scene 2 act 1 “pulling open the door to reveal Rita, with an oil can in hand”, the oil can represents Rita finally getting through her metaphorical barrier, of the door which symbolizes her finally truly entering her education.
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