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She has had a break from university to go to a summer school in London. The first change we notice in Rita is the way she is dressed, instead of her tight skirts and skimpy tops she is wearing mature second hand clothes. Another thing we notice about Rita is when she is telling Frank about summer school, she explains that a tutor there asked her if she was ford of Ferlinghetti, and instead of giving a clever, witty answer because she'd never heard of him, she replied with "Actually I'm not too familiar with the American poets." If Rita was asked this question during act one she would have immediately given a witty answer without even thinking. So straight away she is making a better first impression on people. Another thing we discover is that Rita has given up smoking ;"No ta, I've packed it in." This is quite ironic because in the first scene of act one Rita was explaining to Frank that she wasn't afraid of cancer and you should look death in the eye! Throughout act two scene one Rita uses very little slang and doesn't swear once and unlike in act one, Rita is extremely keen to get back on with her work ;"come on (she claps) ...read more.

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