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The Would-be Witch (Signet Regency Romance) by Rita Boucher Essays and Term Papers

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Romance and Love; an essay When I was assigned this topic to write about, I immediately thought of Eros. The ancient Greek word that describes the romantic side of love. Philos and Agape are really more spiritual in nature, but Eros, now that's…
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Case Synopsis The Kansas City, MO Hyatt Regency Hotel was designed to be open and airy, with a lobby consisting of an open atrium that extended to the top of the building. On one side of the building were the hotel rooms, and on the other side were…
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decide that he wanted to do O level English Literature. The play 'Educating Rita' was written in 1985, however, in my staging of the play, I would make it a modern play, and this is so that people in the audience could relate to more. For example, the younger…
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Educating Rita In this essay I will comment on how Russell comments on modern society in his play Educating Rita. William Russell was born in Whiston, just outside Liverpool, in 1947. At primary school he enjoyed reading, football and gardening…
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would not be alone, as neither Rita nor Frank always understands the other¬ís remarks, particularly in the early scenes of the play. Rita is, however, determined to acquire middleclass culture and she sees education as the means to achieve this aim…
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and explanation of statements that would usually be taken for granted and accepted in a conversation between a student and a tutor. Frank is intrigued by her freshness in Act One Scene One showing that what Rita possesses is individuality, "I think you're the first…
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on the plane to Australia. When reading the play there is room for doubt whether he really took the plunge to do what he said he would, or if he just went back to his life the way it was before he met Rita. It may of course be considered unfair to compare a theatric…
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"Rita wins, Shirley loses" I consider this statement to be untrue. I believe Shirley and Rita both win in their own way. Both women get the main objective they were directing towards. Rita gets her education and Shirley gets the 'former Shirley…
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enemies of God. They believed that witches had entered into an evil contract with the Devil, in which they would recruit others to destroy the Puritan churches. Without significant support for at least one of the views, the accuser in some cases could…
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In the play Educating Rita Willy Russell tells you about two people, these are the main characters Frank and Rita. Rita is a working class person who wants choice, she has little education and a poor job as a hairdresser and during the play she tries…
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