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Mrs Lyons has an easy life and Mrs Johnston has a hard life and has to work hard to earn a living.
The same applies to the boys as Mickey has the hard life and Eddie has the easy life.
Willy Russell creates a play to show us the class differences that existed in Liverpool in the 1980’s.
He does this by showing us the contrasting lives of the two boys and their mothers.
Describe how you would use your acting skills to interpret Mickey's character in this extract and explain why your ideas are appropriate both for this extract and the play as a whole.
Mickey in this scene is looking for his tablets which Linda has hidden and here we see him at one of his lowest moments in the play, as he cannot live without his medication.
This makes the reader feel sorry and realise the desperate situation she is in.
She is trying to earn a living as a cleaner which is a poor job and she is struggling because a cleaner can’t afford to feed seven mouths.