Essay on Educating Rita Into the World Speech

720 WordsJun 23, 20133 Pages
Into the World Speech “Explain how Educating Rita and Step Brothers portray the consequences of moving into the world” When a person moves into the world, they are often met with consequences for seeking this change. Willy Russell’s “Educating Rita” and Judd Apatow’s “Step Brothers” portray both positive and negative consequences of this change. Both protagonists experience the change of moving into a new life; however they are met with different consequences. Rita is first portrayed as a poorly educated 26 year old woman who is eager to become an intellectual after growing up in lower class British society. This is portrayed when Rita is first heard complaining about the door handle in Franks office, “I’m comin’ in aren’t I? It’s the…show more content…
Frank notices this and even compliments her saying that she will “Sail through” her exam. This change in social class is another consequence of Rita’s journey into the world. Rita displays her loathing for her former self when she rejects Frank’s calls for her to maintain the uniqueness which he loved about her; however he realizes that she must change in order for her to be able to pass examinations. “You’re going to have to supress, perhaps even abandon your uniqueness. I’m going to have to change you.” This is a consequence of Rita’s move into the world. At the climax of the play, Frank alludes to the novel “Frankenstein” where the beast turns on his creator. This is how Frank now sees Rita as he was once her creator, and she is now his equal. This represents Rita's final step into moving into the world. In Judd Apatow’s “Step Brothers” 2 immature, 40 year old step brothers Dale and Brennan who live at home are forced by their parents to find jobs in a month or they will be kicked out of home. Apatow uses satire and comedy to portray the characters immaturity. Line’s such as “Why don’t you take a picture it’ll last longer?” and “He said a mean thing first” are commonly heard by a child; however Apatow uses this language to represent their lack of social skills and childish behaviour. The consequences of moving into the world are shown when Dale and Brennan do eventually get jobs and their own apartment and hate their lives. “I’m miserable. I
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