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Our Day Out - Willy Russell's main intention.

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GCSE Literature C20th Drama Our Day Out coursework (Willy Russell) I think Willy Russell's main message is about the treatment difference between classes compared to each other, he discusses his point in a humorous and comic approach. He does this to attract and draw attention his attention and as he does this the viewer will get influenced to his aim and therefore will do what he is told. I think Russell is trying to show us about class in the play that the surroundings the children live in are very deprived, depressed and inadequate. I believe that when the children are together and insult each other, that's were I think they mostly get their rude behaviour from or from boys who want to act like men and show off in front of their mates by smoking cigarettes. ...read more.

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the beach for more time and even not leave from there, where also Carol was prepared to jump off the cliff-top but not go home. "I've told you. Leave me alone and I won't jump. I wanna stay here where it's nice. "Carol earlier was request Mrs. Kay to no go home now "Miss., when do we have t' go home?" "Yeh, but I don't wanna go home. I wanna stay here." Carol again: "Well d' y' think I'd be able t' live in one of them nice places?" 5681225 5683499 An additional incident I found in the play was Carol as she was speaking to Mrs. Kay and describing for her the place, setting and background she lives in. "We did have till last bommy night - the kids chopped 'em all down an' burnt them all." The last episode I found on this issue was again Carol but this time with Mr. ...read more.

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Briggs. When Andrews was asked by Mr. Briggs if his parents knew that he smokes or not, he replied that they did and that his father belts him for not giving him one and not because of the fact he smokes. I know from my understanding of the play that the children are needy and unfortunate, this was shown by the way some of the children's parents work, the way they live, the way some of the teachers think of them and that they won't succeed even if they try. Mrs Kay had a whole argument with Mr. Briggs about this aspect, Mrs. Kay thinks that Mr. Briggs shouldn't try to teach them because nothing will come out of them and his job is designed and funded to fail. "There's nothing for them to do, any of them; most of them were born for factory fodder" and by the way all of them are in the Progress Class or were in previously. ?? ?? ?? ?? Ahmad Osman 10C 1 ...read more.

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