Mickey and Edward meet
Mickey - 'Bored and Petulant'
Edward - 'Bright and forthcoming'
Edward - Generous, has plenty, comes from a middle class family
- 'Take as many as you want'
Mickey - Suprised about Edward's genourosity, sweets are seen as a luxury to him as he is working class
- 'Are you soft'
Edward - Doesn't swear, doesnt know any swear words as he isn't used to working class people or being around them
Mickey and Edward meet 2
Mickey and Edward - Get on with each other straight away, they have the same sense of humour, they immediately ctreate a bond between eachother
- 'wriggle and giggle with glee'
Edward - Values education and clearly has a higher status
- 'I'll look it up in the dictionary'
Mickey - Doesn't now what a dictionary is, doesnt value education
- 'its a thingy innit'
Mickey and Edward dont realise how similar they are and they dont see a differnce between their class, therefore become blood brothers
- 'Do you wanna be my blood brother'
Policeman speaking to Mrs Johnstone
Policeman - Very informal, patronising, making out like it is very serious
- 'about to commit a serious crime'
Mrs Johnstone - Isn't given a chance to speak, intimidated
- 'Mrs Johnstone nods'
Policeman - Uses derogetery terms, disrespectful towards her, shouting at her
- 'no more boody warnings...Missis'
Policeman speaking to Mr Lyons
Policeman - Aligned with his class, speaking to a man, has more respect
- 'holds a glass of scotch'
Policeman - Not taking the issue seriously anymore due to Mr Lyons being middles class, he also jokes with him and is very prejudice (class discrimination)
- 'was more of a prank'
- 'Make sure he keeps with his own kind'
Policeman - Doesn't threaten the courts on Mr Lyons or even a warning
- 'I'd just dock his pocket money'