“Pygmalion” is a play written in 1912 by George Bernard Shaw. It’s a romantic comedy about Henry Higgins a professor of phonetic who (along with Colonel Pickering) had taken the challenge to pass Eliza Doolittle, a common flower girl with a distinctive cockney accent, as a Duchess by only teaching her how to ‘proper English’. [...]
At the first time I didn’t quite expect that this kind of old play would be interesting, however as the story went on I soon found myself actually focusing on watching the play.
This play has clearly shown the audiences criticisms against the society at that time of the setting throughout the storyline which included [...]
I really enjoyed watching the play Pygmalion mainly because of its unique themes and the way those themes are incorporated within the dialogue seamlessly. Among those themes are: language, social class, and the discrimination against women, all of which are aspects of Pygmalion’s society and culture.
The theme of language I consider to be the [...]
I quite enjoyed the movie, actually, and I thought the ending was quite amusing. I thought the movie was going to be something like this: A friendly and kind professor picks up a poor flower girl and turns her into a perfect lady and she will open up her own flower shop and become [...]
Pygmalion is the romantic comedy including all the conventions such as the clear social classes, distinguishable culture, and the language people use in that period. It was published in 1912 at England. The reason why this play is widely known and loved my numerous people is probably because throughout this movie, on the one hand [...]
I really liked the movie Pygmalion and I found it very interesting to see the way Eliza develops throughout the movie. She starts off as a poor flower girl and turns into a lady. However, the movie is questioning if it really is better to be a proper lady than a flower girl. As Eliza [...]
Set in olden age England, this story of a transformation though the classes has its twits and turns as the relationship between man and women is questioned and queried, along with the idea that ‘money doesn’t buy you happiness’.
In this story there are many examples of different types of ‘language’ [...]
I think the movie, “Pygmalion” is very interesting. This movie really makes the audience to understand the power of speech, also how the language is related to ones culture background. I personally like the character of professor Higgins in the movie. He talks in a very intriguing and humorous way. Due to his great knowledge [...]
I really like this play, ‘Pygmalion’ a lot. I find this play very interesting. I especially like the part where they speak. This is because, they speak with a lot of power and that is what impresses me. This movie has a lot of meaning to it.
The poor might not have enough money to [...]