Essay on Educating Rita

Submitted By Mariam-T
Words: 995
Pages: 4

Educating Rita.
Dramatic techniques
Title: ambiguous and ironic
Two hander play
Level one:
Rita gains an education
Level two
Franks education is both internal and external
Although he is the teacher, he as person gets life lessons about himself
As she is determined to succeed she grows intellectually and socially as a person
Academically and personally, Rita exceeds Franks teaching, and she no longer needs Frank’s assistance.
She becomes more independent as her intellect grows
The window and the door are symbolically of the entering and exiting of the play.
Frank’s study is the focal point and represents his life and his character
Stage directions; in italics (can be used in essay)
Stage directions give an outline of the play The Rubric
Explore and analyse the way text are used in a particular situation:
In plain English:
What is the purpose of your text
What is the particular situation in which is it used?
i.e. is it a film to teach a lesson about misuse
Understand the texts communicate information, ideas, bodies of knowledge, attitudes and belief systems in particular areas, which reflect particular areas of society?
In plain English
What information ideas, =attitudes and belief systems are communicated in the text?
How do these reflect the classes or cultural groups in this particular area of society?
The elective description
Explore and analyse a variety of texts that portray the ways in which individuals experience transitions into new phases of life and social context
Have at least three related texts (they can cross over from preliminary texts)
In plain English
What type of transitions is depicted in this text?
What new phases are people moving into?
What aspects of growing up or change are presented
Understand that these transitions may be challenging, confronting, exciting or transformative and may result in growth, change and a range of consequences for the individual and others
In plain English
People react differently to change, even if it’s a common change
The consequences may be different for each person
Through exploring the prescribed texts and other related texts in their own choosing, students consider how transitions can result in new knowledge and ideas, shifts in attitudes and beliefs and a deepened understanding of the self and others
In plain English
Study the concept of transitions in Educating Rita and at least 3 texts of your own choosing?
What form and language techniques have been made used to create meaning?
How have we and our understanding of others been affected by the transition
Students respond to and compose a range of texts that expand our understanding of the experience of venturing into new worlds:
In plain English
Study your set texts and related text which deal with people going through change or entering new stages in their lives
Be able to compose texts which show people going through new experiences
Be prepared to write in a variety of text types such as a letter, scripts, articles, speeches etc…
The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.
"Students in transition from one programme to another"
Synonyms: change, move, passage, transformation, conversion, adaptation, adjustment, alteration, changeover, metamorphosis, shift, switch, jump, leap, progression, progress, gradation, development, evolution, transfiguration, flux, mutation, transmutation, vicissitude
Individuals experience transitions into new phases of life
New life ;old life
Stages of transitions:
Growing up
Fear and loneliness
From primary school to high school
From high school to college
From college to real life
Look at Seven ages of man : William Shakespeare
Transitions: may result in change or growth in life Can be challenging, exciting, transformative and changing
“she turned her cant’s into cans, and her dreams into plans”

Transition: the process or period change into one state or condition into another.