The Theme Of Class And Society In Willy Russell's Blood Brothers
Willy Russell uses Eddie to show that he go to university and have private school on his own whereas Mickey don’t even have such things as private or anything on his own.
There are too many gap left between the two characters when Eddie goes to university whilst Mickey has to work instead.
Russell is shown class and society by the differences what they eventually achieve, Mickey loses his job and end up in prison. “ I bleeding hated the job” it justified that Mickey is very unhappy about his job and was extremely unsuccessful for the job. On the other hand Eddie becomes a councilor. Russell achieve here by showing the differences in class and society through Mickey and Eddie.
Willy Russell examine the use of sound and particular language such as posh sound and slang. Which used to show the difference in class between Mickey and Eddie to the audience. The characters react each other about the way they speak and does. For example Willy Russell uses language of the two main characters to reveal the difference in their upbringings and education. Mickey regularly uses slang and shorten words “ Gis a ciggie?” it shows that Mickey is unsatisfied with speaking standard English whilst Eddie shown to be posh by speaking eloquently, “ you, sound dead funny swearing in that posh voice,” Willy Russell state here to show the diversity in class and society