Get help with any kind of assignment - from a high school essay to a PhD dissertation
Rita and Frank's Dating in Educating Rita At the beginning of the drama, Rita and Frank's personalities struggle because Rita is a uneducated girl who has the mindset of the working class. Rita would like to improve himself and her life style. She wishes to be in a place where she's choices, the option to change her lifestyle or to remain the way she is, Rita calls it "discovering herself." But, Frank on the other hand is a man who has discovered instruction boring and uninspiring, he has become disillusioned with his life, Rita is like a breath of fresh air thrown into his drab, dreary and very bland life. Rita and Frank have very different perspectives on life and the ways of speaking about things. Their accents are distinct. They daily use language in a completely different manner, Frank will decorate his sentences with long phrases, which Rita finds difficult to understand, however, is fascinated by it. Frank appears to find life boring and treats it as if he's done it all before. Frank has a serious drink problem he utilizes this to drown out his mundane life. He is not able to deal with his entire life and is incapable of changing it, so that he uses alcohol as a psychological crutch to give support and conceal behind. Frank and Rita are two prime examples of 'the grass is greener on the other side', every one is on the side which the other wants to be around, and they are using one another to get to where they would like to go. When Rita first walks into the office, Frank says, "and you are?" Rita misunderstands him and answers, "I am a what?" In response to this query believing that Frank was indicating she was something. This shows Rita's naivety in the use of the English la...