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Educating Rita - Select the three scenes you find the most powerful and poignant and explain why they are so powerful

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  • Submitted: 05/01/2004
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GCSE Educating Rita

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Educating Rita Essay-

Select the three scenes you find the most powerful and poignant and explain why they are so powerful

Introduction

'Educating Rita' is a play that raises many moral and social questions. The two characters involved are both very different from the class they are from to the way they speak. However they have much to teach each other and how they would both like to improve their lives. In Rita, there is a character driven by incompleteness, who struggles for the education she wants to take her out of the social class into which she has been born. Frank though, is the opposite. He is certainly not positive as Rita is and is dissatisfied, fed up with his life who finds solace in alcohol. In my essay I will be judging the three most powerful scenes in the play and what they represent as Rita becomes more educated, but for what is she educated?

Act 1 Scene 7

In this scene we are shown a part of Rita which is hindering her ability to complete the course and preventing her goal of becoming educated, her husband, Denny:

'What

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