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    change. In George Bernard Shaw’s book Pygmalion the main character Eliza Doolittle experiences many different changes, presented by the themes of the book. The three main themes Eliza Doolittle experiences are, class separation, transformation, and as well as the language used are all themes to provoke thoughts of the reader. In Victorian England, classes…

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    The Lesser of Two Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw, is a play that toys with the ideas of rich vs. poor and good vs. evil. From one comes the other. Undershaft runs a very lucrative business that is closely tied to war. His family who he has been excluded from because of a tradition of the passing down of the family business does not agree with his ways. They are brought to a point where they must accept more of his “blood money” in order to continue, it is then that Undershaft shows them…

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    Pygmalion is written by George Bernard Shaw. It narrates the story of how key aspects of contribute to the shaping the life of a young girl. Living a life full of poverty and struggling can be overwhelming. If given a chance, most of us would spend the rest of our lives trying to change our fortunes. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is based on the life of a poor young flower girl who is disrespected and despised due to her physical appearance and the way she speaks, since it does not meet to…

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    “Shaw was a very great man indeed. The danger is that when all the froth and nonsense about his being a philosopher has died down (as it must) a reaction should set in and lead people to forget his real genius. He was a comedian, in his own time; of the very highest order … He was a humorist of the more intellectual kind, a master of satire, art and fantasy like Gilbert, Wilde and Aristophanes. In that class no one had more continuous vitality. He is also, in his prefaces, one of the great…

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    Eliza Doolitle Pygmalion

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    “The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated”(page 120). In the book Pygmalion written by George Bernard Shaw, the main character Eliza Doolittle started off as a flower girl in the gutter, soon after a man named Henry Higgins a phonetic instructor brought her in and taught her how to speak like a duchess. However, Eliza has changed her outer appearance immensely, she remains the same woman internally. Eliza Doolittle has a very strong…

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    Over the past century, many famous novels turn into a major success on the big screen. It wasn’t any different for Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. In 1964, the famous play by the Irish playwright hits the big screen, and viewers get to witness the extraordinary story of Eliza Doolittle as she transforms herself into an upper class women. Even though both novel and film have similarities, they also share some major differences. One of the major differences was that My Fair Lady was a…

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    An existential legend is somebody who makes his own particular quintessence (like "character" or 'life significance '), as opposed to assuming that she was conceived with one. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is a play that demonstrates an incredible change in the character Eliza Doolittle. As Eliza lives in neediness, she offers blossoms to acquire her living. Eliza does not have a training. This shows through the way that she doesn 't have the most legitimate method for talking. This happens…

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    Pygmalion is a play written by George Bernard Shaw, based on the Greek mythology of the same name. It features a poor, uneducated girl, Eliza Doolittle, who is taken on a journey to become a duchess, to open up a flower shop. She is mentored by a professor, named Henry Higgins. By the end of the play, it is unknown if Liza ever marries Higgins, or a young man named Freddy Eynsford-Hill. As mentioned, as the story comes to a close, it leaves the reader something to think about. Does Eliza…

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    Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, The Razors Edge by Edmund Goulding, and The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde all portray an example of Corruption Trivializing the Rich. Each one of these movies has characters that are corrupted or doing the corrupting due to their wealth. Whether they are corrupt and wealthy due to their upbringings or are recently becoming corrupt, all these movies portray the life of the rich and their behaviors to find who they really are. The story of Pygmalion…

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    Warren’s Profession by George Bernard Shaw, the characters presented in the play each depict a Victorian stereotype relative to their gender role during this time period. During the Victorian era, males were privileged and could do whatever they pleased in order to live the life they dreamed of. “The man’s power is active, progressive, and defensive. He is eminently the doer, the creator, the discoverer, the defender. His intellect if for speculation and invention; his energy for adventure, for…

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