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The Plot This Play is the story about a relationship between two completely different people Summary Frank a man with some drinking problems has agreed to tutor a student from the Open University Hes a former poet but nowadays hes drinking and going to the pub most of the time The student hes going to tutor is Rita a 26-year-old married woman from Liverpool They like each other right away Ritas husband Denny doesnt like Rita getting an education Rita and Frank mostly talk about famous writers and poets but also about their lives Rita is easy to teach her essays and opinions become more and more advanced One night Denny burns Ritas books and she decides to move from him Rita goes to summer school and when she comes back shes a lot more mature Frank doesnt like it and tells Rita that shes far from educated but Rita does not thing like him and they get into a big fight At the end of the play Frank apologises and gives Rita a dress that he bought for an educated woman I know Main characters Rita and Frank are the only two characters whom we see on stage though other people are referred to by both of them We hear about Denny Ritas husband about Julia Franks partner and about Trish Ritas flatmate who attempts to kill herself But it is Rita and Frank whom the audience gets to know best Rita Rita is a working-class twenty-six-year-old hairdresser who wants to enrol on a literature course at the Open University It has been a difficult decision for her as she had to give up her old lifestyle and at a final point also to break down all the contacts from her old life She changes her life completely and gradually becomes absorbed by culture and literature After her flatmate attempts suicide she begins to realise
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