Willie's character at the beginning of Hobson's Choice. - Coggle…
Willie's character at the beginning of Hobson's Choice.
Loyal to Hobson
'I've been at Hobson's all my life, and I'm not leaving till I'm made.'
'Then I'm a loyal fool.'
Weak and doesn't stand up to Maggie
'Seems like there's no escape.'
'I'm not ambitious that I know of.'
'Nay, I'd be feared to go in them fine places.'
Has no ambition to progress to a better job.
'I'm used to being here.'
Afraid of people, including the upper class
When Mrs Hepworth says 'Take that', Willie expects it to be a blow.
'She's a terrible rough side to her tongue, has Mrs Figgins'.
'His clothes are even worse condition than Tubby's.'
'Can't you read?'
'He's like a rabbit.'
'Nay, come, there's no ill-will.'
'Well, I dunno, they've a long start on us.'