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  • Higgins And Eliza Return From The Ball
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    Segmentation Chart The following is a segmentation chart of the movie My Fair Lady. This movie was filmed in 1964 and directed by George Cu kor. Sequences: 1. Music Hall / Marketplace a. Eliza sells flowers to Pickering. b. Eliza meets He rny Higgins. c. Eliza sings of the future. 2. Morning in front of the Music Hall / Marketplace a. Alfred Doolittle waits for Eliza. 3. Mr. Higgins' House a. Eliza offers Higgins and Pickering money for phonics lessons. b. Higgins and Pickering make a wager and ...
  • Higgins And Pickering
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    The Man of Hypocrisy 'Manners are the happy way of doing things'; according to Ralph Waldo Emerson. According to Emerson people use manners as a front to make themselves look better. Inherently, this will lead to a contradiction of the front and the reality. One such man who is most concerned with manners is the protagonist of Shaw's Pygmalion, Professor Henry Higgins. Higgins is a man who displays contradictions within his character. He is in the business of teaching proper manners, although la...
  • Eliza And Mrs Higgins
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    George Bernard Shaw is known by many as the most significant English playwright since the seventeenth century. He wrote fifty-seven plays in his lifetime, and a vast majority of them were revolutionary in their themes. On July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin, Ireland. Shaw was the first son of his parents, George and Lucille, but had two sisters upon his arrival. Although they lived in Ireland, the Shaw were Protestants and George Bernard was baptized in the Church of England; h...
  • Eliza At Higgins Home
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    PYGMALION 1.) In Act 3 we learned a lot more about the character and philosophy of Alfred Doolittle. He is strangely individualistic personally and very eloquent. He is representative of the social class of the "undeserving poor", which, means that he is not entitled to receive financial support from the government, since he is physically able to work. He lives only for the moment; from day to day. The money he gets he wastes on intoxicating himself, and he has no intentions of taking any seriou...
  • Relationship Between Henry Higgins And Colonel Pickering
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    Love is not the main subject of Pygmalion; however, it does play a small, but significant role, in this play. There are many different types of love discussed, in this play, as well as other types of relationships. Eros love, philia love, love of yourself, and respect are the main types of relationships going to be discussed. Although love has such a behind- the -scenes role, it is nonetheless important. The relationship between Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering is quite friendly. It is obviou...
  • Party Higgins And Pickering
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    Short Summary of "Pygmalion", written by Bernard Shaw After a downpour of summer rain two gentlemen meet while seeking shelter under a portico; Professor Higgins is a scientist for phonetics, Colonel Pickering reveals himself to be a specialist for Indian dialects. Higgins soon takes notice of an ordinary flower girl with a strongly developed Cockney accent and takes notes as she is speaking. When Higgins is accused of being a police informant he proves his abilities in guessing correctly the bi...

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