Rita seems to think that she is a completely different race when compared to the other students.
But when Frank states that Rita is the first Open University student that he has taught.
" in response to this question thinking that Frank was suggesting she was a thing.
This shows Rita's naivety in the use of the English language.
This is her trying to put her view across so she sounds partly educated but then she says: 'look at those tits this'; is the way that the people in her estate would describe the picture.
The situation is made worse by Frank's obvious embarrassment at the situation, and Rita's inability to put her view across clearly and to recognise Frank's discomfort she persist in her attempts to talk about the nude print.
Let's have a drink somewhere to talk about the past, I am so curious what you've done during all the years I have a bunch of questions!! Let me just give Phil, my husband, a call to pick up our daughter from ballet! It is set in Liverpool and depicts the perseverance of a working class, 26-year-old hairdresser with no qualifications called Susan, or as she is called throughout the play, ‘Rita’, as she tries to ‘discover herself’ by participating in an English literature course at the Open University.
Her lecturer, who is The Metamorphosis of Rita in Willy Russell's Educating Rita Educating Rita by Willy Russell tells the story of 'Rita' White a twenty six year old hairdresser, who is trying to gain an education at the Open University.
Rita, who feels trapped in her current "working class" strives forwards in her life to become "free".
She feels by gaining knowledge and an education she would be able to open new pathways into "finding herself" and the "meaning of her life Willy Russell's Educating Rita The play is in a naturalistic setting.